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.

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