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BA in Physics

BA with a Major in Physics

A total of 124 hours with 26 hours of physics is required for the BA with a major in physics. Students planning graduate study in physics should seek the BS degree.

Required courses:
PHYS 20474 Physics I with Lab (or with permission PHYS 10154 General Physics I with Lab)
PHYS 20484 Physics II with Lab (or with permission PHYS 10164 General Physics II with Lab)
PHYS 30493 Physics III Modern Physics

MATH 10524 Calculus I
MATH 20524 Calculus II
MATH 30224 Linear Algebra

BA in Physics with Secondary Concentration in the Biomedical Field

The total requirement for the BA degree in physics with secondary concentration in the biomedical field is 124. Thirty hours of physics are required.

Required courses:
PHYS 20474 Physics I with Lab or PHYS 10154 General Physics I with Lab
PHYS 20484 Physics II with Lab or PHYS 10164 General Physics I with Lab
PHYS 30491 Physics III Laboratory
PHYS 40493 Physics III Modern Physics

MATH 10524 Calculus I
MATH 20524 Calculus II
4 hours of upper-division mathematics
CHEM 10113 General Chemistry I
CHEM 10123 General Chemistry II
CHEM 10122 General Chemistry Lab or CHEM 20123 Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 30122 Organic Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 30123 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 30143 Organic Qualitative Analysis
CHEM 30133 Organic Chemistry II
BIOL 10501 Introductory Biology Lab
BIOL 10503 Introductory Biology I
BIOL 10511 Introductory Biology II Lab
BIOL 10513 Introductory Biology II

PLUS 12 hours selected from
PHYS 30113 Intermediate Astronomy
PHYS 30123 Observational Astronomy
PHYS 30553 Mechanics
PHYS 30603 Thermal Physics
PHYS 30703 Digital Electronics
PHYS 30843 Biomedical Imaging
PHYS 40113 Elements of Quantum Mechanics
PHYS 40653 Electromagnetic Fields
PHYS 40663 Electromagnetic Radiation and Optics
PHYS 50703 Nonlinear Dynamics
PHYS 50713 Contemporary Topics in Physics
PHYS 50723 Introduction to Solid State Physics
PHYS 50733 Computational Physics
PHYS 50743 Astrophysics
PHYS 40103 Senior Research in Physics or Astronomy or PHYS 40003 Senior Honors Research in Physics or Astronomy

It is recommended that nine or more hours be selected from BOLD courses.

PLUS 6 hours selected from
BIOL 30404 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
BIOL 30603 Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Biology
BIOL 40123 Genetics
BIOL 40224 Developmental Biology