A MAJOR in physics requires 35 CREDIT HOURS

Including 20 in physics (14 required and 6 electives) and 15 credit hours of mathematics courses. A minimum grade of ā€œCā€ must be made in all courses in the major area.

A MINOR in physics requires 18 CREDIT HOURS

18 credit hours of physics courses.


Students graduating with degrees in Physics will:

  • 1. Know basic principles and theories of physics.
  • 2. Develop essential skills such as critical thinking, logical reasoning, problem analysis and solution, and the techniques in experimental physics, that are necessary for success in graduate and professional schools and for careers in industry and teaching.
  • 3. Appreciate and understand the significance of the principles of physics in our daily lives.
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