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.

Physics Required Courses
PHYS 191University Physics I4
PHYS 192University Physics II4
PHYS 210Mechanics4
PHYS 240Electricity and Magnetism4
PHYS 350Optics4
PHYS 460Modern Physics4
Physics Elective Courses
Select a minimum of 14 credits from the following:14
Physical Geology
Circuit Theory
Electronics and Digital Circuits
Microprocessors and Their Applications
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 120General Chemistry I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry II4
CSIT 111Fundamentals of Programming I3
MATH 122Calculus I4
MATH 221Calculus II4
MATH 222Calculus III4
MATH 420Ordinary Differential Equations4
Prerequisite Courses
MATH 335Linear Algebra 14
MATH 431Foundations of Modern Algebra 13
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 Credits84
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Prerequisites for graduate courses.

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These courses will also count toward the MS portion of this program.