Wayne State University

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Undergraduate Physics

Bachelor of Science in Physics

This option is primarily for students who intend to go on to graduate study in physics. It also satisfies the requirements of industrial and government employers who demand a traditional education in physics.

 

Degree Requirements

  1. PHY 2170, 2171, 2180, 2181, 3300, 3310, 5100, 5200, and 6600 (total 24 credits).
  2. Elementary mathematics sequence: MAT 2010, 2020, 2030, 2150 (total 15 credits).
  3. Chemistry courses: CHM 1220 and 1230 (total 5 credits).
  4. Satisfaction of all University and College group requirements and competency requirements.

In addition to the preceding basic requirements,

  1. Either PHY 5340/41 or PHY 5620 (5 credits).
  2. PHY 5210, 5500, 6400, 6410, 6610 and the modern physics laboratory course PHY 6850 (total 18 credits).

 

Click here for the General Physics Option Suggested Course Sequence.