Physics, B.S.

Option 1: B.S. in Physics

For the B.S. in Physics without any selected concentration, completion of a minor is required.

Requirements

Required Courses

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

PHYS 220Mechanics I

3

PHYS 250Intermediate Lab I

1

PHYS 305Foundations of Electricity and Magnetism

3

PHYS 320Heat and Thermodynamics

3

PHYS 325Optics

4

PHYS 331Electronics I

3

PHYS 350Intermediate Lab II

1

PHYS 425Modern Physics

3

PHYS 450Advanced Laboratory Techniques

1

PHYS 460Seminar in Physics

1

PHYS 470Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 471Quantum Mechanics II

3

Total Credit Hours:37

In addition, students must take:

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 260Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 201Foundations of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

MATH 152Calculus I

4

MATH 221Calculus II

4

MATH 222Calculus III

4

Total Credit Hours:20

Option 2: B.S. in Physics with Concentration in Biology

A minor is not required.

Physics (37 credits)

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

PHYS 220Mechanics I

3

PHYS 250Intermediate Lab I

1

PHYS 305Foundations of Electricity and Magnetism

3

PHYS 320Heat and Thermodynamics

3

PHYS 325Optics

4

PHYS 331Electronics I

3

PHYS 350Intermediate Lab II

1

PHYS 425Modern Physics

3

PHYS 450Advanced Laboratory Techniques

1

PHYS 460Seminar in Physics

1

PHYS 470Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 471Quantum Mechanics II

3

Mathematics (12 credits)

MATH 152Calculus I

4

MATH 221Calculus II

4

MATH 222Calculus III

4

Biology (22 credits)

BIO 121General Biology I

4

BIO 122General Biology II

4

BIO 200Integrative Biology

4

BIO 331Neurobiology

4

6 credits of BIO or BMS electives at the 200-level or above


Chemistry (16 credits)

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 260Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 201Foundations of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 210Foundations of Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 211Foundations of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 212Organic Synthesis

3

CHEM 213Organic Synthesis Laboratory

1

Option 3: B.S. in Physics with Concentration in Biomolecular Sciences

A minor is not required.

Physics (37 credits)

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

PHYS 220Mechanics I

3

PHYS 250Intermediate Lab I

1

PHYS 305Foundations of Electricity and Magnetism

3

PHYS 320Heat and Thermodynamics

3

PHYS 325Optics

4

PHYS 331Electronics I

3

PHYS 350Intermediate Lab II

1

PHYS 425Modern Physics

3

PHYS 450Advanced Laboratory Techniques

1

PHYS 460Seminar in Physics

1

PHYS 470Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 471Quantum Mechanics II

3

Mathematics (12 credits)

MATH 152Calculus I

4

MATH 221Calculus II

4

MATH 222Calculus III

4

Biomolecular Sciences (20.5 credits)

BMS 102Introduction to Biomolecular Science

3

BMS 103Introduction to Biomolecular Science Laboratory

1

BMS 190Introduction to Research I

.5

BMS 201Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology

4

BMS 311Cell Biology

4

BMS 307Genomics

4

4 credits of BMS or BIO electives at the 200-level or above

Chemistry (16 credits)

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 260Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 201Foundations of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 210Foundations of Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 211Foundations of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 212Organic Synthesis

3

CHEM 213Organic Synthesis Laboratory

1

Option 4: B.S. in Physics with Concentration in Finance

Physics (37 credits)

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

PHYS 220Mechanics I

3

PHYS 250Intermediate Lab I

1

PHYS 305Foundations of Electricity and Magnetism

3

PHYS 320Heat and Thermodynamics

3

PHYS 325Optics

4

PHYS 331Electronics I

3

PHYS 350Intermediate Lab II

1

PHYS 425Modern Physics

3

PHYS 450Advanced Laboratory Techniques

1

PHYS 460Seminar in Physics

1

PHYS 470Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 471Quantum Mechanics II

3

A minor is not required.

Chemistry (4 credits)

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162General Chemistry Laboratory

1

Mathematics (23 credits)

MATH 152Calculus I

4

STAT 215Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I

3

MATH 221Calculus II

4

MATH 222Calculus III

4

MATH 226Linear Algebra and Probability for Engineers

4

or

MATH 228Introduction to Linear Algebra

4

MATH 355Introduction to Differential Equations with Applications

4

Finance (21 credits)

FIN 295Managerial Finance

3

FIN 301Intermediate Managerial Finance

3

FIN 310Principles of Investments

3

FIN 320Financial Markets and Institutions

3

FIN 410Securities Analysis

3

6 credits of FIN electives

Ancillary requirements (9 credits)

AC 211Introduction to Financial Accounting

3

ECON 200Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics

3