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PHYSICS

Requirements for the BS degree in Physics with Honors

Perspective students can choose between two introductory tracks:
• PHYS 213. General College Physics I   Lab included
• PHYS 214. General College Physics II  Lab included

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• PHYS 313. Physics for Scientists I
• PHYS 314. Physics for Scientists II
• PHYS 315. University Physics Lab I
• PHYS 316. University Physics Lab II


Required advanced labs:

• PHYS 516. Advanced Physics Laboratory
• PHYS 517. Electronics Laboratory
• PHYS 616. Computational Physics Laboratory


Core physics courses:

• PHYS 551. Topics in Modern Physics
• PHYS 621.  Analytical Mechanics
• PHYS 631.  Electricity and Magnetism
• PHYS 641.  Thermophysics
• PHYS 651.  Quantum Mechanics
• 8 additional upper division hours in physics, of which at least 3 hours must  be in advanced study in one of the three core areas of PHYS 621, PHYS 634, or PHYS 651 (excluding PHYS 395, 501, and 502


Additional required courses:

• 10 hours of Chemistry
• MATH 555.Ordinary Differential Equations with Linear Algebra
ONE (1) of the following math courses:
• MATH 545. Integration Techniques and Applications
• MATH 547. Advanced Calculus 1
• MATH 757. Partial Differential Equations for Engineers