Option I: Professional Physics
Note: A minor is not required for Option I.
A. General Education Component 41 credits.
For general education requirements and additional requirements for UNA students, refer to Academic Procedures and Requirements in the undergraduate course catalog.
For the Bachelor of Arts degree the student must satisfy the following requirement: 6 hours of a required foreign language at the introductory level.
B. Major Core Requirements:
|*Technical Physics I, II (PH 251, 252)||10 Credits|
|Modern Physics (Ph 343)||4 Credits|
|Total||4 - 14|
C. Option I: Professional Physics
|**Intermediate Laboratory (PH 356W)||4|
|Quantum Mechanics (PH 444)||3|
|Electricity and Magnetism (PH 447)||3|
|Electromagnetic Fields (PH 448)||3|
|Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (PH 456)||3|
|Classical Mechanics (PH 471)||3|
|Topics in Physics (PH 480-489)||6|
|Directed Research (PH 495)||1 - 3|
|Senior Assessment Seminar (PH498)||1|
|3 hours chosen from the following:|
|Topics in Physics (PH 480-489)||1 - 6|
|Total||32 - 37|
|Prescribed Supporting Courses:|
|**Mathematics, Calculus I, II, III (MA 125, 126, 227)||12|
|Applied Differential Equations (MA 238)||3|
*Fulfills computer literacy requirement for Option III.
**These courses are required in the major if not completed as a part of the General Education Component.