Physics Requirements

Major

Thirty-seven credits in Physics courses. Two years of calculus-based General Physics (18 credits).  Three semesters of Calculus.  One semester of Physics Colloquium (1 credit).  Five Physics major Courses (15 credits): Classical Mechanics, Advanced Experimental Physics, Electromagnetism, Statistical Thermodynamics, and Quantum Mechanics. One physics elective (3 credits); Mathematical Physics or Mathematics for Science and Engineering is recommended.

Minor

Twenty-two credits in Physics, which must include PHY 1051, 1052, 2051 and 2052, lectures and laboratories.