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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
East Carolina University
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, BS


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The bachelor of science in physics has two concentrations – professional and research. The professional concentration is for students interested in employment in technical fields, teaching physics and physical science in secondary schools, or in graduate study in health fields (e.g. dentistry, medicine, and physical therapy), business, engineering, environmental science, or related technical fields, depending on elective choices. The research concentration is for students interested in graduate study in physics.

Minimum degree requirement is 120 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. Foundations curriculum including those listed below - 42 s.h.


(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum.)

2. Concentrations - 28-40 s.h.


(Choose one of the following areas of concentration.)

Note:


Electives can include PHYS courses above 2999 and/or CHEM 3950. A maximum of 3 s. h. of independent study courses (PHYS 3516, PHYS 3517, PHYS 3518, PHYS 3716, PHYS 3717, and PHYS 3718) can be used to fulfill the 9 s. h. of electives requirement.

Note:


Note: Electives can include a maximum of 3 s. h. of independent study courses (PHYS 3516, PHYS 3517, PHYS 3518, PHYS 3716, PHYS 3717, and PHYS 3718).
 

3. Cognates - 18 s.h.


(Choose a set of cognates according to selected area of concentration.)

4. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.


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