Jul 09, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Physics (B.S.)

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Core Curriculum Requirements 60 hours

Refer to Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) 

Area A1: No exceptions

Area A2: MATH 1113 or MATH 1450

Area B: No exceptions

Area C: No exceptions

Area D:  CHEM 1211/1211L and CHEM 1212/1212L and MATH 1450 or MATH 2460 (if MATH 1450 was taken in A) recommended

Area E: No exceptions


Area F. Courses Appropriate to Major 18 hours

For Students with MATH 1113 in Area A

For Students with MATH 1450 in Area A

Major Requirements 60 hours

Physics Courses and Technical Electives

  • Nine hours of upper-level physics or upper-level astronomy courses (not including research hours)
  • Nine hours computer science, math, engineering, upper-level geography, upper-level astronomy or upper-level physics courses


  •  Electives to bring the total number of credit hours to 120 (including at least 39 upper-level credit hours)

Other Requirements

  • Modern Language (1002 or higher if not taken in Area B)
  • Learning Goals
  • US Perspective
  • Global Perspective
  • Critical Thinking
  • US and Georgia History Requirements
  • US and Georgia Constitution Requirements
  • Regents’ Reading and Writing Requirements

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