The Applied Physics major consists of (a) ten course foundation, which provides a firm grounding in the concepts and procedures of physics; (b) a choice of four technical electives that allows students to focus their studies on a particular aspect of the science; and (c) an optional research course.
Please refer to the Online College Catalogue and consult with your academic advisor for recommended course sequencing. Revised graduation requirements for each graduating class can be found in the Guide to the Core Curriculum.
Course Sequence - Class of 2018 and Beyond
|Conversatio I||Conversatio II|
|Freshman English||Core Course|
|Mathematics 170||Mathematics 180|
|Physics 131||Physics 132|
In subsequent years, students majoring in Physics will continue to take courses in Physics and Mathematics, along with core courses and 3 free electives.