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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, Multidisciplinary Concentration: Geophysics 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

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

Multidisciplinary Concentration

The multidisciplinary concentration is designed to provide a solid foundation in physics for students whose interests extend beyond traditional physics fields. The four tracks of business, technical and scientific communication, biophysics, and secondary education open doors to the pursuit of graduate degrees in law, the medical sciences, business and education, and other career paths requiring a technical background. Also, the concentrations in business and technical and scientific communication concentrations are excellent preparation for jobs in industry.

The following are also required for all tracks in the multidisciplinary concentration:

Geophysics Track


Choose one of the following: 3-4 Credit Hours

At least three credits from a field- or geographic-based course: 3-6 Credit Hours

At least nine credits from the following: 9 Credit Hours

Any other 300- or 400-level geology or physics course (Upon approval from adviser). 3 Credit Hours

Total: 24 Credit Hours

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