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2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics Major, B.A.

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(NOTE: Students seeking a B.A. degree must complete one year college/university study or two years high school study of a single foreign language.)

The B.A. program is for students wanting a broad liberal arts education with an emphasis in physics. It may be a suitable foundation for students who are planning a career not usually regarded as physics, such as law, medicine, writing, environmental concerns, public safety, or computer programming.

Special Requirements:

This major satisfies the criteria for a teaching endorsement in physics, qualifying students to teach physics at the high school and middle school and junior high level.  Students should seek a teaching endorsement in a second area such as biology, chemistry, earth science, broad area science, or mathematics. Students taking this major for teacher certification are required to complete the professional education program requirements offered through the education department.

Course of Study Required Courses

  • Department approved electives Credits: 6

Calculus - Credits: 20

Electromagnetic Theory - Credits: 12

Total Credits: 83

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