Bachelor of Science, Physics

Objective: To prepare students for graduate school or industry.

Administrator: Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering

Requirements: 59 credits including 26 in physics.
PHYS2110. Physics for Science and Engineering I (3); and,
PHYS2110L. Physics for Science and Engineering I Laboratory (1)
PHYS2120. Physics for Science and Engineering II (3); and,
PHYS2120L. Physics for Science and Engineering II Laboratory (1)
PHYS3130. Modern Physics (3); and,
PHYS3130L. Modern Physics Laboratory (1)
PHYS3410. Analytic Mechanics (3)
PHYS4610. Electricity and Magnetism (3)
PHYS4720. Solid State Physics (3)
PHYS4810. Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics (3)
*PHYS4970. Research (1)
**PHYS4980. Senior Seminar/Capstone (1)
ENGR2310. Instrumentation and Measurements Lab I (1)
ENGR2320. Instrumentation and Measurements Lab II (1)
ENGR 4400. Experiment Design (3)
ENGR 4400L. Experiment Design Lab (1)
CHEM2230. Chemistry for Engineers (3)
CHEM2230L. Chemistry for Engineers Laboratory (1)
CHEM3510. Thermodynamics and Kinetics (3)
MATH2510. Calculus I (4)
MATH2520. Calculus II (4)
MATH3530. Calculus III (3)
MATH3540. Differential Equations (3)
MATH3560. Numerical Analysis (3)
MATH4240. Probability and Statistics I (3)

In addition the student must take the Physics Major Fields Examination in their last semester.

*A minimum of one credit is required, but a maximum of three credits in PHYS4970 will be allowed toward the major.

**PHYS4980 must be taken at Northwest Nazarene University