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

Program Requirements

Students must complete General Education requirements and World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Requirements for the graduate portion of this dual degree program can be found here.
Physics Core
PHYS 191University Physics I4
PHYS 192University Physics II4
PHYS 198Introductory Physics Seminar1
PHYS 210Intermediate Mechanics3
PHYS 220Oscillations, Waves, and Optics3
PHYS 230Intermediate Physics Laboratory4
PHYS 300Junior/Senior Physics Seminar1
PHYS 320Statistical and Thermal Physics3
PHYS 330Advanced Physics Laboratory4
PHYS 340Electricity and Magnetism3
PHYS 360Modern Physics3
PHYS 464Quantum Mechanics3
Physics Electives
Complete 6-7 credits from the list below:6-7
Collateral Requirements
CSIT 104Python Programming I3
CHEM 120General Chemistry I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry II4
MATH 122Calculus I4
or AMAT 120 Applied Calculus A
MATH 221Calculus II4
or AMAT 220 Applied Calculus B
MATH 222Calculus III4
AMAT 350Applied Mathematics I3
or MATH 325 Ordinary Differential Equation
or PHYS 377 Mathematical Physics
Total Credits68-69

Physics Electives

PHYS 180Astronomy for Everyone4
PHYS 245Fundamentals of Electronics4
PHYS 280Astronomy for Physicists4
PHYS 310Advanced Mechanics3
PHYS 325Computational Physics3
PHYS 341Electronics and Digital Circuits4
PHYS 350Modern Optics4
PHYS 368Fluid Mechanics3
PHYS 377Mathematical Physics3
PHYS 380Observational Astronomy4
PHYS 399Special Topics in Physics1-4
PHYS 451Radiation and Medical Physics3
PHYS 461General Relativity3
PHYS 462Nuclear Physics4
PHYS 470Solid State Physics3
PHYS 480Astrophysics3
PHYS 495Research or Independent Study in Physics1-4

M.S. in Applied Mathematics Swing Courses

Students should discuss an appropriate course sequence with their advisors in both departments.
Complete 4 courses from the following:12
Scientific and Numerical Computing I
Applied Linear Algebra
Data-Driven Modeling and Computation
Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes
Scientific and Numerical Computing II
Methods of Applied Mathematics
Applied Differential Equations
Mathematical Biology
Nonlinear Dynamics
Independent Study
Seminar
General Relativity
Total Credits12