Area of Concentration in Physics

A Physics Major should complete the following courses for the Area of Concentration in Physics

Physics Courses
PHYS 251 General Physics I
PHYS 252 General Physics II
PHYS 301 Classical Mechanics
PHYS 302 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
PHYS 305 Optics and Wave Motion
PHYS 315 Modern Physics I
PHYS 411 Physical Chemistry/Chemical Physics I
PHYS 412 Physical Chemistry/Chemical Physics II
PHYS 433 Electricity and Magnetism I
PHYS 434 Electricity and Magnetism II

Math Courses
MATH 201 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
MATH 202 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
MATH 203 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III
MATH 204 Analytic Geometry and Calculus IV

In addition four additional courses (usually in computer science) complete the area of concentration in physics. All physics majors are required to take the Graduate Record Examination Advanced Test in physics.

Students must complete the Unified Studies Core and Degree Core and earn 128 or more semester credits

Unified Studies Core
US 101 Old Testament History and Literature
US 102 New Testament History and Literature
US 307 Biblical Ethics
US 115 Composition: Exposition and Argument
US 116 Composition and Classical Literature
US 201 European Literature
US 202 Modern Literature
US 104 Introduction to Philosophy
US 109 Introduction to Speech Communication
US 203 European Civilization: History
US 204 Contemporary World History
6 Credit Hours of Foreign Languages
US 206 The Fine Arts
US 110 General Chemistry I
US 111 General Chemistry II
PE 100 Concepts in Fitness
PE ??? PE Activity Course

Degree Core
US 113 Introduction to Computing 3

Two of:
PSY 122 General Psychology 3
US 120 Introduction to Economics 3
US 121 American National Government 3
US 123 Introduction to Sociology 3
US 301 Comparative Civilization 3

One of:
MATH 116 College Algebra 3
MATH 201 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 3

and One of:
Mathematics (above MATH 116) 3
CIS 200 Pascal Programming 3
CIS 270 C++ Programming 3

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