Requirements

Curriculum and Requirements

Physics derives its name from the Greek word for nature, and the goal of physics is to seek the fundamental nature of things. Resting upon a broad empirical basis, physics continues to thrust mankind into the unknown. The objectives of the Department of Physics center around developing in its students a critical understanding of physical phenomena, an intuition into how nature acts, and a facility to analyze various physical aspects of the world.

Core Curriculum contributions: Physics Core Courses.

Requirements for the B.A. in Physics.

Requirements for the B.S. in Physics

Requirements for the B.A. in Physics with Texas Teaching Certification.

Requirements for a physics concentration.

Requirements for the dual degree in engineering with UTA.

News

Longtime Chemistry Professor Bids Farewell

During his 40-year tenure, Professor of Chemistry William "Bill" Hendrickson, Ph.D., most notably instructed the university's Organic Chemistry course sequence, teaching students the study of the organic molecular compounds found in all living things.

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Alumni Reimagine Education for Boys

Peter Searby, BA '01, feels that modern schools -- with a scarcity of opportunities for children to work with their hands and use their imaginations to explore their worlds -- are doing boys in particular a disservice. From this recognized deficiency, Searby conceived the idea for Riverside Center for Imaginative Learning. Also finding the education of boys to be a primary concern, Daniel Kerr, BA '03, opened St. Martin's Academy, a Catholic boys' boarding high school in Fort Scott, Kansas, in 2018.

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Crowley Trio: An Evening of Beauty

In an intimate gathering at the Museum of Biblical Art in February, UD celebrated the inaugural Crowley Chamber Trio Concert, "Music in the Museum," the first of three concerts that took place this spring. The opening performance rekindled the university's popular Crowley concerts, which first took breath more than two decades ago.

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