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BS in Physics

Major Requirements

Minimum 89-106 credits, including the following:

  1. Physics Core courses (37 credits): PHYS 121, PHYS 122, PHYS 123, PHYS 224, PHYS 225, PHYS 227, PHYS 294, PHYS 321, PHYS 322, PHYS 334.
  2. Mathematics Core courses (18-19 credits from one of the following options):

a. MATH 124, MATH 125, MATH 126, and
     one course from
          MATH 307/AMATH 351,
          MATH 308/AMATH 352,
          MATH 309/AMATH 353,
          MATH 324, MATH 326, or AMATH 401;
b. MATH 134, MATH 135, MATH 136, and
     one course from MATH 309/AMATH 353, MATH 324, MATH 326, or AMATH 401.

* PLUS the specific requirements for one of the four tracks (listed below)

 

Degree Options

Beginning in Autumn 2011, the UW Physics degree offers four options:  

You should choose the option that best meets your educational and career goals.  Students who declare a physics major after September 2011 must meet these new requirements.

Physics Degree Option Overview

 
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