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Physics - BS

Delivery Method: Day/Fulton Campus

Physics is a broad and dynamic field which provides students with valuable problem-solving and critical thinking skills, while instilling a solid mathematical foundation. Additional training in computer programing and hands-on experimentation gives students the background needed to pursue a wide variety of careers. Physicists have secured employment as research scientists at universities, national labs, hospitals, and private companies. They have works as analysts on Wall Street, as engineers for government defense contractors and aerospace agencies, and have been heavily involved in the expansion of the computer software industry.

Course List - Minimum Required Hours: 58.00

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Course # Course Title Hours
MAT 214 Calculus II 4.00
MAT 215 Linear Algebra 3.00
MAT 224 Calculus III 4.00
MAT 312 Differential Equations 3.00
PHY 201 Physics I -N 4.00
PHY 202 Physics I Lab 0.00
PHY 212 Physics II -N 4.00
PHY 213 Physics II Lab 0.00
PHY 315 Modern Physics 3.00
PHY 318 Mathematical Methods in Physics 3.00
PHY 321 Classical Mechanics 3.00
PHY 360 Thermodynamics & Statistical Mchncs 3.00
PHY 381 Electrostatics & Magnetism 3.00
PHY 382 Electrodynamics 3.00
PHY 421 Quantum Mechanics I 3.00
PHY 422 Quantum Mechanics II 3.00
PHY 450 Advanced Laboratory Methods 3.00
PHY 460 Optics 3.00
PHY 480 Numerical Methods 3.00
PHY 490 Senior Research Practicum 3.00

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