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2018 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, B.S.


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School-wide Requirements

In addition to meeting the requirements in General Education and in the major, students must also complete six (6) credits in the Complementary Studies Program required of all majors in the School of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (SCMNS). Options for satisfying this requirement are outlined under the section on the SCMNS. In order to qualify for graduation, students must take the Senior Departmental Comprehensive Examination; must have taken all of their Junior- and Senior-level requirements in the major at Morgan (unless granted written permission by the Department Chair and Dean to take courses elsewhere); and must have earned a cumulative average of 2.0 or better and a major average of 2.0 or better, with no outstanding grades below “C” in the major (which includes all courses required for the major and required supporting courses such as MATH 241 MATH 242 MATH 243 MATH 340 , Engineering Design and Engineering Science courses).

 

Requirements for the B.S. Degree in Physics

A minimum of 120 credit hours are required to graduate with a B.S. in Physics.  These credit hours are distributed as follows:

General Education and University Requirements    45 credits

Supporting Courses    11 credits

Requirements for the Physics major    64 credits

Total Credits 120

General Education and University Requirements 45 credits


Note


*denotes a department required supporting/major course which may fulfill a general education requirement and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher

1 Students must choose between PHIL 109   and COMM 300  

2 Strongly recommend FIN 101  

Note


* denotes a department required supporting/major course which is used to fulfill a general education requirement and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher

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1 Science Electives must be two courses chosen from the Science Electives listed 

2 PHYS Elective must be one course chosen from PHYS 300-499

3 Free Elective must be two courses completed with a grade of “C” or higher

Total Credits 120


Suggested Curriculum Sequence


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