B.S. in Physics (Computational Physics Concentration)

The Bachelor of Science in Physics provides a comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for graduate studies or careers in technology, medicine, education, law, finance, industry, and other professions.

The Computational Physics Concentration emphasizes interdisciplinary coursework in physics and computer science, and it is geared toward students with an interest in computational physics.

Please refer to the BS Physics Computational Physics Planner for a suggested sequence of courses.
Note that many courses are offered only in the fall or only in the spring.

Physics requirements:

  • Each of:
    PHY 1420   General Physics I
    PHY 1430   General Physics II
    PHY 2135   Basic Electronics Laboratory
    PHY 2190   Introduction to Research in Physics
    PHY 2350   Modern Physics
    PHY 2360   Mathematical and Computational Physics
    PHY 3175   Intermediate Physics Laboratory I
    PHY 3320   Intermediate Classical Mechanics
    PHY 3330   Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
    PHY 3372   Introductory Quantum Mechanics I
    PHY 3373   Introductory Quantum Mechanics II
    PHY 4190   Dissemination of Research Results in Physics
    PHY 4340   Statistical and Thermal Physics
    PHY 4360   Computer Models in Physics
    PHY 4001   Exit Exam
Other requirements:

(Each course must apply to a major in its department.)

  • CSI 1430, 1440, 2334, 2350, and 3324
  • MTH 1321, 1322, 2311, 2321, 3325, and 3326
  • Nine hours of physics or computer science courses at the "3000" or "4000" level


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