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Physics and Astronomy

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Physics (code PHYSBA01) (120 units)

Requirements

Lower Division:

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • PHYS 151 Mechanics and Heat (4)
    • PHYS 152 Electricity and Magnetism (4)
    • PHYS 254 Applied Modern Physics (3)
    • PHYS 255 Laboratory on Modern Physics (1)
    • CHEM 111A General Chemistry (5)
    • CHEM 111B General Chemistry (5)
    • MATH 122 Calculus I (4)
    • MATH 123 Calculus II (4)
    • MATH 224 Calculus III (4)
  • Select one from the following:
    • BIOL 200 General Biology (4)
    • BIOL 211 Evolution and Diversity (4)
      • NOTE: BIOL 111, 111L are required if courses were taken prior to catalog year 2010-11.

Upper Division:

  • Take the following:
    • A minimum of 24 units selected in consultation with Physics Department Undergraduate Advisor, at least 18 units of which must be in physics
    • ENGL 317 Technical Writing (or approved equivalent) (3) (may be waived for students who achieved a standard score of 24 on the ACT English sub-test or who received an "A" or "B" grade in ENGL 100).