About This Program All Physics Courses Recommended Course Sequence

Physics Major/Minor Patterns | ||
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12.75 course units, including: | ||

PHYS | 2115 | University Physics I |

PHYS | 2125 | University Physics II |

PHYS | 2154 | Special Relativity |

PHYS | 2164 | Modern Physics |

PHYS | 2404 | Optics |

PHYS | 3014 | Classical Mechanics |

PHYS | 3054 | Electricity and Magnetism |

PHYS | 3101 | Research in Physics |

PHYS | 4064 | Quantum Mechanics with Advanced Laboratory I |

PHYS | 4102 | Senior Research in Physics |

Allied courses: |
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MATH | 1304 | Calculus I |

MATH | 1324 | Calculus II |

MATH | 2084 | Differential Equations |

MATH | 2144 | Calculus III |

To become certified to teach physics, students must complete the following: Physics Major Education Minor (see Education) |
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Minor |
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8 course units, including: | ||

PHYS | 2115 | University Physics I |

PHYS | 2125 | University Physics II |

PHYS | 2154 | Special Relativity |

2 electives from the following: |
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CHEM | 3155 | Physical Chemistry I or |

CHEM | 3165 | Physical Chemistry II |

PHYS | 2404 | Optics |

PHYS | 3014 | Classical Mechanics |

PHYS | 3054 | Electricity and Magnetism |

Allied Courses: |
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MATH | 1304 | Calculus I |

MATH | 1324 | Calculus II |

MATH | 2144 | Calculus III |