Physics

Major(s)

Physics (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Program and Requirements
    Specific General Education Requirements: PHY 203(5), MTH 261(5), ENG 321(3)

  2. Major Requirements

    1. PHY 152(3), 204(5), 291(3), 333(3), 343(3), 353(3), 375(3), 385(2), 386(1), 391(3), 486(1)

    2. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of PHY 385(2), 386(1) and 486(1).

    3. Select one of the following option areas:

      1. Astronomy and Astrophysics: AST 113(3), 114(4) or 115(4); and select two courses from: AST 311(3), 313(3), 315(3), 317(3)

      2. Engineering and Applied Physics: PHY 220(4), 324(4), 351(3)

      3. Materials Physics: MAT 540(3), 550(3), 580(3); PHY 575(3)

      4. Graduate Prep Physics: MAT 580(3); PHY 351(3), 476(3), 575(3)

    4. Related Requirements: MTH 280(5), 302(3), 303(3)

  3. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Minor(s)

Physics

Bachelor of Science
  1. PHY 203(5), 204(5)
  2. Electives from any other physics courses to bring total to 20 hours with no more than 14 hours of courses numbered below 300.

Accelerated graduate program in Materials Science

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Materials Science program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of nine hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.

Accelerated graduate program in Natural and Applied Science

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Master of Natural and Applied Science program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.