Feb 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Physics (B.S.)

Location(s): Dahlonega

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120 hours

Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) - 42 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 the Major - 18 hours

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)
  • US and Georgia History Requirements
  • US and Georgia Constitution Requirements
  • Regents’ Skills Program Requirements

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