Requirements - Physics and Applied Mathematics Major

Majors may earn either a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree through the Mathematics department.

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Physics and Applied Mathematics—PAM (49– 53 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 312 Modern Physics 3 hours
  • PHYS 333 Mathematical Methods 3 hours

Two of the following:

  • PHYS 311 Thermodynamics 3 hours
  • PHYS 313 Classical Mechanics 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
  • 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
  • MATH 438 Mathematical Programming 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 312 Modern Physics 3 hours
  • PHYS 333 Mathematical Methods 3 hours

Two of the following:

  • PHYS 311 Thermodynamics 3 hours
  • PHYS 313 Classical Mechanics 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
  • 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
  • MATH 438 Mathematical Programming 3 hours 

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