# Physics Major (B.S.)(Combined B.S./M.S. Pure & Applied Mathematics)

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Students interested in this combined program should consult the Undergraduate Advisor after completing MATH 335.

## Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

##### Requirements for the graduate portion of this dual degree program can be found here.

Code | Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

Physics Required Courses | ||

PHYS 191 | University Physics I | 4 |

PHYS 192 | University Physics II | 4 |

PHYS 210 | Mechanics | 4 |

PHYS 240 | Electricity and Magnetism | 4 |

PHYS 350 | Optics | 4 |

PHYS 460 | Modern Physics | 4 |

Physics Elective Courses | ||

Select a minimum of 14 credits from the following: | 14 | |

Physical Geology | ||

Electronics and Digital Circuits | ||

Astronomy | ||

Advanced Mechanics | ||

Thermodynamics | ||

Fluid Mechanics | ||

Mathematical Physics | ||

Observational Astronomy | ||

Computer Simulations of Physical Systems | ||

Nuclear Physics | ||

Quantum Mechanics | ||

Solid State Physics | ||

Astrophysics | ||

Literature Research in Physics | ||

Laboratory Research in Physics | ||

Collateral Courses | ||

CHEM 120 | General Chemistry I | 4 |

CHEM 121 | General Chemistry II | 4 |

CSIT 111 | Fundamentals of Programming I | 3 |

MATH 122 | Calculus I | 4 |

MATH 221 | Calculus II | 4 |

MATH 222 | Calculus III | 4 |

MATH 420 | Ordinary Differential Equations | 4 |

Prerequisite Courses | ||

MATH 335 | Linear Algebra ^{1} | 4 |

MATH 431 | Foundations of Modern Algebra ^{1} | 3 |

Graduate Requirements | ||

Select 12 credits of the following: | 12 | |

Select 0-6 credits from the following if equivalent courses not taken previously: | ||

Intermediate Analysis I | ||

Intermediate Analysis II | ||

Foundations of Abstract Algebra | ||

Select 6-12 credits from the following: ^{2} | ||

Real Variables I | ||

Complex Variables I | ||

Mathematical Computing | ||

Abstract Algebra I | ||

Linear Algebra I | ||

Numerical Analysis | ||

Operations Research | ||

Applied Industrial Mathematics | ||

Total Credits | 84 |

^{1} | Prerequisites for graduate courses. |

^{2} | These courses will also count toward the MS portion of this program. |