Jun 22, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Physics, Fundamental Studies Concentration, B.S.


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Degree and Major Requirements


Degree Requirements


Required Courses


  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Quantitative requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3 Credit Hours
  • Scientific Literacy requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3-4 Credit Hours
  • University electives 0-19 Credit Hours
  • Major core requirements (listed below) 54 Credit Hours 2
  • Major program concentration requirements 13-32 Credit Hours
Total: 120 Credit Hours

Footnotes

1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.

2 Some major core courses simultaneously satisfy degree and some General Education  requirements so that a student need not take more than 120 credit hours to satisfy graduation requirements.

Major Core Requirements


Fundamental Studies Concentration


The fundamental studies concentration is designed to prepare students for immediate post-baccalaureate employment or for entrance to advanced study in physics or related areas.

Choose one of the following: 2-6 Credit Hours


Total: 17-18 Credit Hours


Footnote


1 Students completing honors theses should take PHYS 499  in both the fall and spring semesters of their senior year for a total of 6 credit hours.

Recommended Schedule for Majors


Total: 32-35 Credit Hours


Total: 32 Credit Hours


Third and Fourth Years


During their junior and senior years, students will select courses to complete the specific program concentration which they are following. These course selections will be made with the assistance of a faculty adviser.

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