Dec 02, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 
Undergraduate Catalog

Physics, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science with a major in physics requires 36 credit hours including at least 28 credit hours of upper-level physics courses.

General: 120 minimum total hours, including 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and 30 hours in residence

First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)

Required of full-time freshmen entering college for the first time and transfer students with less than 12 hours of credit. (See Academic Requirements, Regulations, & Policies  for details)

Core (35 hours)

See General Education Requirements.

Second Language Proficiency

(none required)

Major (36 hours)


(12-29 hours—typical minor requires 18)

Typical minors would include Math or Computer Science. Students can double major in an area instead of Major/Minor.

Unrestricted General Electives

Remaining hours, if any, to reach 120 minimum total hours, 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), or 30 hours in residence.