Applied Science and Technology

Physics

Dr. WeiDong Zhu, Chairperson

The Physics Program is housed within the Department of Applied Science and Technology. The Department offers both a major and a minor in Physics.

Requirements for Physics Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Fourteen of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

PC-185General Physics I 13
PC-187General Physics Laboratory I1
PC-186General Physics II 13
PC-188General Physics Laboratory II1
Select one of the following:3
PC-300
Math Methods in Physics
MA-382
Mathematical Modeling
MA-385
Topics in Applied Mathematics
PC-331Electronics4
PC-337Modern Physics4
PC-344Optics4
PC-370Mechanics3
PC-374Electricity and Magnetism I3
PC-Electives (300-level or above)6
MA-143Differential Calculus 24
MA-144Integral Calculus 24
MA-273Multivariable Calculus I4
MA-274Multivariable Calculus II4
CH-131General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I4
CH-131LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I Lab0
PC-390Independent Study in Physics1
Total Credits56

Special Notes on Core Curriculum Requirements

Special Note on Major Requirements and Electives

Requirements for a Minor in Physics

PC-185General Physics I3
PC-187General Physics Laboratory I1
PC-186General Physics II3
PC-188General Physics Laboratory II1
Select one of the following:4
PC-331
Electronics
PC-337
Modern Physics
PC-344
Optics
PC-Electives (300-level or above)6
Total Credits18