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Computational Physics, BS

Degree Requirements

To major in Computational Physics with a Bachelor of Science Degree, one must satisfactorily complete:

Required Courses
Select one of the following physics sequences:10
College Physics I
and College Physics II
General Physics I
and General Physics II
PS 291Elementary Computational Physics2
PS 320Electromagnetic Theory I3
PS 330Optics3
PS 334Thermodynamics3
PS 335Theoretical Mechanics I3
PS 340Electronics3
PS 350Modern Physics I3
PS 365Introduction to Theoretical Physics3
PS 366Introduction to Computational Physics3
PS 368Computational Physics Research3
Written (Major Field Test) examination
Correlated Courses
Computer Information Sciences
CM 111Introduction to Structured Programming4
CM 113Visual Programming3
CM 245Contemporary Programming Methods3
CM 307Data Structures & Algorithmic Analysis3
CM 390Special Topics/Computer Information Science1-4
Mathematics and Statistics
MA 151Calculus & Analytic Geometry I5
MA 152Calculus & Analytic Geometry II5
MA 253Calculus/Analytic Geometry III3
MA 206Discrete Mathematics for Computing3
MA 301Linear Algebra3
MA 331Differential Equations3
MA 343Applied Statistics3
Total Hours78-81