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Required courses (17 or 19 hrs)

  • PHYS A101 Introduction to Mechanics or PHYS A115 Physics for Life Sciences I
  • PHYS A112 Physics Lab I
  • PHYS A102 Intro to Electromagnetism & Relativity or PHYS A116 Physics for Life Sciences II
  • PHYS A113 Physics Lab II
  • PHYS A240 Intro to Waves and Quantum Physics
  • PHYS A241 Intro to Thermal Physics
  • PHYS A300- A400 Advanced Physics elective

Adjunct Requirements (11 hrs)

  • MATH A257 Calculus I
  • MATH A258 Calculus II*
  • MATH A259 Calculus III*

* Math majors must seek a waiver from the Associate Dean for use of these courses for both the major and minor

Physics course information

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