Professors Bloom, Cheyne, McDermott; Associate Professors Keohane, Thurman; Visiting Assistant Professor Goodson

Chair: Hugh O. Thurman III

The requirements for a major in Physics are 33 hours, including Physics 131, 132, 151, 152, 233, 244, 253, 331, 332, and either Physics 106 or 243. Of the remaining 9 hours, at least 6 must be at the 200 level or higher. A major in Physics must complete Math 141, 142, and 242.

The requirements for a major in Engineering Physics are 36 hours, including Physics 101, 106, 131, 132, 151, 152, 243, 244, 331, 451, and 452. The remaining 6 hours must be at the 200 level or higher. A major in Engineering Physics must complete Math 141, 142, 242, 231, and 243. A major in Engineering Physics must complete either Physics 220 or Computer Science 261.

A student may not major in both Physics and Engineering Physics.

The requirements for a minor in Astronomy are 18 hours, including Astronomy 110, 151, 210, and 310; and Physics 131, 132, 151, and 152. Physics or Chemistry majors who take the Physics courses and elect to complete the Astronomy minor may only count Physics 131, 132, 151, and 152 in both the major and the Astronomy minor.

Physics & Astronomy Course Catalogue

updated 7/25/17