Physics and Astronomy B.A.
Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours
See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
|General Requirements (Core A - E)||42|
|Area A2 -- Must take MATH 1112, MATH 1113, or MATH 1441|
|Area DII -- Must take MATH 1441 if not taken in Area A2 above|
|Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major 2||18|
|Astronomy of the Solar System|
|Stellar and Galactic Astronomy|
|Principles of Physics I|
|Principles of Physics II|
|Modern Physics I|
|Modern Physics II|
|Advanced Physics Lab I|
Select one of the following Teaching Internship Courses:
|Teaching Internship in Astronomy|
|Teaching Internship in Physics|
Students must complete 12 credit hours of Advisor approved upper level Astronomy or Physics courses.
Foreign Language (2002 Level)
Completion through 2002-level Foreign Language 3
Select 15 credit hours of Minor
Select 15-24 credit hours of Electives
Students interested in seeking Teacher Certification through the Masters of Arts in Teaching program should take introductory courses from the College of Education aimed to explore careers in teaching including:
|Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education|
|Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts|
|Exploring Learning and Teaching|
|Total Credit Hours||124|
While Calculus I (MATH 1441) is 4 credit hours, only 3 credit hours will count toward fulfilling Area A2. The remaining credit hour will be applied toward Electives.
May be satisfied by a secondary school background showing four (4) years or more of preparation in a single language
Students must complete at least 39 credit hours of upper division course work overall.
Honors in Physics
To graduate with Honors in Physics, a student must: