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Course Requirements

To review complete course information, see the undergraduate catalog.

Major in Physics, 65-69 hours 

Prefix Course title Credit hours
PHYC 115 Career Issues 1
120 General Physics 1 5
122 General Physics 2 5
260 Intro to Modern Physics 4
262 Modern Physics Lab 1
330 Mechanics 3
340 Physical Optics 3
434 Thermodynamics 3
450 Electricity and Magnetism 3
464 Intro to Quantum Mechanics 3
482 Independent Study 1-3
or 369 Professional Experience 1-3
or 479 Practical Experience 1-3
or HONR 499 Honors Project 3
PHYC 483 Seminar in Physics 1-2
485 Measures of Learning 1
CS 120 Computer Science 1 4
MATH 165 Calculus 1 4
166 Calculus 2 4
267 Calculus 3 4

Complete one option:

1. General physics (12 hrs)

Prefix Course title Credit hours
PHYC 452 Electromagnetic Theory 

3

465

Quantum Mechanics

3

Complete electives from departmental courses as approved by your departmental advisor and chairperson (6 hrs).

2. Applied physics (16 hrs)

Prefix Course title Credit hours
ASTR 330 Astrophysics 1

4

332

Astrophysics 2

4

PHYC 354 Electronics 1

4

356

Electronics 2

4

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ball State University
Cooper Physical Science Building, room 101
Muncie, IN 47306

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