Physical Science, Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of Physics and Astronomy

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)14
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)11
Take any one course in LOPER 5, LOPER 6, or LOPER 7 that satisfies a Dispositional Requirement (LOPER 9 or LOPER 10) and a Broad Knowledge Requirement. The courses that meet these criteria are listed at See advisor for assistance.
LOPER 8: Natural Science
General Physics I (Calculus)
General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional
BA Language requirement
Complete all required courses 36
Major Option
Complete all required courses30
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 424
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum29
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Physical Science Core Requirements
PHYS 276General Physics II (Calculus)4
PHYS 276LGeneral Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory1
CHEM 160General Chemistry3
CHEM 160LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
Physical Science Electives
Select 21 credit hours of the following: 521
CHEM 200-CHEM 499L
PHYS 200-PHYS 499
Total Credit Hours30