An area of concentration in Physics concerns the scientific study of matter and energy. Physicists use mathematics and the basic laws of nature to understand, explain, and predict their theories. They often apply their theories to other fields, including chemistry, biology, engineering, communication, transportation, electronics, and health.
|Concentration Requirements||31 or 34 hours|
|PHYS 2110/1154 General Physics||5 hours|
|PHYS 2120/1164 General Physics||5 hours|
|PHYS 3250 Mathematical Methods of Physics OR MATH 2050 Linear Algebra AND MATH 2350 Differential Equations||3 or 6 hours|
|Math 2200 Mathematical Computing I||3 hours|
|Additional 15 upper level hours from the Department of Physics (PHYS)||15 hours|
|Secondary Field I: Math||14 hours|
|MATH 1950 Calculus I||5 hours|
|MATH 1960 Calculus II||5 hours|
|MATH 1970 Calculus III||4 hours|
|Secondary Field II||12 hours|
|Must include courses from the same subject|
|May include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.|
|University General Education||40 hours|
|Learn more about general education requirements|
|TOTAL DEGREE||120 hours|
Students must be able to attend day classes in order to complete the Physics area of concentration.
|Students with an area of concentration in Physics may find careers in:|
|♦ Museums||♦ Government|
|♦ Education||♦ Construction|
|♦ Research||♦ Utilities|
|♦ Engineering||♦ Electronics|
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