Requirements - Physics and Applied Mathematics Major

Majors may earn either a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree or a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree through the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Physics and Applied Mathematics—PAM (50-54 hours)

All of the following:

  • CPSC 207 Computer Programming 3 hours
  • MATH 131-132 Calculus I, II 8 hours
    or MATH 133 Theory and Application of Calculus 4 hours
  • MATH 225 Foundations of Higher Mathematics 3 hours
  • MATH 231 Calculus III 4 hours
  • MATH 326 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 4 hours
  • MATH 496 Pro-Seminar 2 hours
  • PHYS 121 General Physics I lab 4 hours
  • PHYS 122 General Physics II lab 4 hours
  • PHYS 253 General Physics III 3 hours

One of the following:

  • PHYS 272L Computational Physics Laboratory lab 1 hour
  • PHYS 282L Modern Experimental Laboratory lab 1 hour
  • PHYS 292L Wave Mechanics Laboratory lab 1 hour

Three of the following:

  • PHYS 215 Materials Science 3 hours
  • PHYS 232 Astrophysics 3 hours
  • PHYS 235 Nuclear Physics 3 hours
  • PHYS 323 Classical Mechanics 3 hours
  • PHYS 343 Thermodynamics 3 hours
  • PHYS 424 Quantum Mechanics 3 hours
  • PHYS 444 Electricity and Magnetism 3 hours

Three of the following:

  • CPSC 315 Simulation: Theory and Application 3 hours
    or CPSC 328 Data Structures 3 hours
  • MATH 335 Differential Equations II 3 hours
  • MATH 336 Numerical Analysis 3 hours
  • MATH 341 Analysis I 3 hours
  • MATH 342 Analysis II 3 hours
  • MATH 345 Probability 3 hours
  • MATH 346 Statistics 3 hours
  • MATH 353 Abstract Algebra I 3 hours
  • MATH 354 Abstract Algebra II 3 hours
  • MATH 381 Mathematical Modeling 3 hours

Bachelor of Science: Major in Physics and Applied Mathematics—PAM (60 hours)

All of the following:

  • CPSC 207 Computer Programming 3 hours
  • MATH 131-132 Calculus I, II 8 hours
    or MATH 133 Theory and Application of Calculus 4 hours
  • MATH 225 Foundations of Higher Mathematics 3 hours
  • MATH 231 Calculus III 4 hours
  • MATH 326 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 4 hours
  • MATH 496 Pro-Seminar 2 hours
  • PHYS 121 General Physics I lab 4 hours
  • PHYS 122 General Physics II lab 4 hours
  • PHYS 253 General Physics III 3 hours

One of the following:

  • PHYS 272L Computational Physics Laboratory lab 1 hour
  • PHYS 282L Modern Experimental Laboratory lab 1 hour
  • PHYS 292L Wave Mechanics Laboratory lab 1 hour

Three of the following:

  • PHYS 215 Materials Science 3 hours
  • PHYS 232 Astrophysics 3 hours
  • PHYS 235 Nuclear Physics 3 hours
  • PHYS 323 Classical Mechanics 3 hours
  • PHYS 343 Thermodynamics 3 hours
  • PHYS 424 Quantum Mechanics 3 hours
  • PHYS 444 Electricity and Magnetism 3 hours

Three of the following:

  • CPSC 315 Simulation: Theory and Application 3 hours
    or CPSC 328 Data Structures 3 hours
  • MATH 335 Differential Equations II 3 hours
  • MATH 336 Numerical Analysis 3 hours
  • MATH 341 Analysis I 3 hours
  • MATH 342 Analysis II 3 hours
  • MATH 345 Probability 3 hours
  • MATH 346 Statistics 3 hours
  • MATH 353 Abstract Algebra I 3 hours
  • MATH 354 Abstract Algebra II 3 hours
  • MATH 381 Mathematical Modeling 3 hours

Additional courses in science, mathematics, or computer science totaling 60 credit hours.