Degree or Program Details


Physics Major

This major prepares students for technical or research positions in government or private industry, or for graduate study. Physics courses explain and describe physical interactions by utilizing conservation laws and the concepts of force and energy.

A grade of “C” or better must be earned in all physics courses that apply to the major in physics.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 35
Physics Electives 17
PH 370, PH 375, PH 380, PH 393, and PH 410 are strongly recommended 

Other Required Courses 10

Minor 21
Mathematics minor recommended as follows: 
Mathematics Electives 3