Program Type: Baccalaureate
Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2018
Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
Required credits within the major: 65
Degree: Bachelor of Science
The bachelor of science degree in physics is primarily for students planning to work toward an advanced degree in physics or a related area. The physics courses emphasize conceptual foundations, problem-solving skills, and experimental techniques. Students are encouraged to participate in research. The department also offers courses required for other science and engineering programs. Honors requirements: To graduate with honors, students must participate in the department honors program, complete and present a research project, and maintain a GPA above 3.00 overall and in the major. They are also expected to attend department colloquia. Interested students should contact the physics honors program coordinator.