This program provides a general overview of theoretical and experimental physics, and is recommended for students seeking careers in physics or STEM education or other technical careers that do not require graduate study. When partnered with the proper electives or minor degrees, the BA major in physics also provides excellent preparation for careers in law or medicine. Grades of C- or better are required in all physics courses and technical electives. It is recommended that the language requirement be fulfilled in German, French or Russian.
Candidates for graduation must fulfill the following requirements:
Three additional semester hours of intermediate/advanced laboratory courses (listed below), distributed among at least two courses. Up to one semester hour of this 3 s.h. lab requirement may be fulfilled by a project course (listed below).