Physics-Engineering Degree Requirements

2015 - 2016 Catalog

The Physics department has the following degrees:

Chemistry-Engineering major leading to BS degree

A major in chemistry-engineering leading to a Bachelor of Science degree requires completion of at least 47 credits, no more than three credits of which may be from 400-level courses, and including the following:

  1. PHYS 111, 112, 113, 114; CHEM 110, 211, 241 or 241S, 242, 262; ENGN 203, 204, 240 (PHYS 240), 311; MATH 221, 332;
  2. Eight additional credits chosen from courses numbered 200 or above in biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics, or ENGN 160. No more than three of these credits may be numbered 400 or above.
  1. Required courses
  2. Eight additional credits chosen from:
  3. Courses numbered 200 or above in biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics, or ENGN 160. No more than three of these credits may be numbered 400 or above.

Physics major leading to BS degree

A major in physics leading to a Bachelor of Science degree requires completion of at least 46 credits including the following.

  1. PHYS 111, 112, 113, 114, 210, 215, 220, 225 (ENGN 225), 230, 340; and MATH 332, 333
  2. PHYS 240 (ENGN 240) or PHYS 345
  3. One of the following laboratory courses: ENGN 207, 208, 251; PHYS 207, 208, 251
  4. Six additional credits chosen from courses numbered 200 or above in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, or physics, or from BIOL 111, 113; CHEM 110; CSCI 111, 112; GEOL 100, 101; Mathematics numbered 300 or above.

Additional courses required as prerequisites for completion of the above include MATH 101 and 102, and 221.

  1. Required courses:
  2. Take one course from:
  3. One of the following laboratory courses:
  4. Six additional credits chosen from courses numbered 200 or above in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, or physics, or from:

Physics-Engineering major leading to BS degree

A major in physics-engineering leading to a Bachelor of Science degree requires completion of at least 47 credits, no more than three of which may be from 400-level courses, and including the following:

  1. ENGN 203, 204, 207 (PHYS 207), 225 (PHYS 225), 240 (PHYS 240), 301, 311, 351; MATH 332; and PHYS 111, 112, 113, 114
  2. Three additional credits from 200-level courses in engineering
  3. Three additional credits from 300-level courses in engineering
  4. Six additional credits from courses numbered 200 or above in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, or physics; from Mathematics 300 or above; or from CHEM 110; CSCI 121; ENGN 160.

Additional courses required as prerequisites for completion of the above include MATH 101, 102, and 221.

  1. Required courses
  2. Three additional credits from 200-level courses in engineering
  3. Three additional credits from 300-level courses in engineering
  4. Six additional credits from courses numbered 200 or above in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, or physics; or from:
  5. Mathematics 300 or above; or from: