Oct 02, 2023  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, Applied Physics Concentration, Electronics and Implementation Track, 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 2-8 Credit Hours
  • Major core requirements (listed below) 40 Credit Hours
  • Major program concentration requirements 25-31 Credit Hours
Footnote

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.

Total: 120 Credit Hours

Major Core Requirements


Program Concentrations


Each student, in consultation with his/her faculty adviser, will choose one of the following program concentrations.

Applied Physics Concentration


The applied physics concentration is designed to prepare students for careers in a wide variety of scientific areas including laboratory and industrial settings. It is separated into four tracks: applied nuclear physics, computational physics, , and electronics and instrumentation.

All students in the applied physics concentration must complete the following courses:

Total: 18 Credit Hours

Electronics and Instrumentation Track


In addition to the required courses, students must complete one of the following tracks: Applied nuclear physics, electronics and instrumentation, or computational physics.

Courses

Total: 12-13 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 track which they are following. These course selections will be made with the assistance of a faculty adviser.

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