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B.S. in Physics

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
First Year Writing I 3 Complete Engl 101, Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing II 3 Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Engl 102, Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.
3 hrs fine arts 3 Complete 3 hours in the area of fine or performing arts. Choose from art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. Acceptable freshman or sophommore-level courses are: AH 101, AH 102, AH 201, AH 202; Music 101, Music 102, Music 103, Music 104, Music 105; Dance 200; and Theatre 201.
6 hrs literature survey 6 Complete 6 hours of literature survey with a passing grade. Choose from the following courses: Engl 221, Engl 222, Engl 223, Engl 224, Engl 225, or Engl 226.
6 hrs modern/ancient language 200+ 6 Successfully complete at least 6 hours at the 200 level or above in one modern or ancient language.
6 hrs social science 6 Successfully complete 6 semester hours in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, or sociology.
6 hrs social science/humanities 6 Complete 6 hours of additional social science or humanities coursework. The courses may be chosen from African American studies, anthropology, classical civilization, economics, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, and sociology.

General Education II

Requirement Hours Description
Related subjects residence 6 Students must complete at least 6 of the required 18 hours of related subject course work in residence.
Related subjects residence GPA 0 Student must acheive a GPA of 2.00 in resident hours in related subjects.
Related subjects 18 Complete at least 18 credit hours in mathematics (Math) course work.
Related subject GPA 0 Student must achieve a GPA of 2.00 overall in the related subjects.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
Phys 211 3 Complete Phys 211 with a passing grade.
Phys 212 3 Complete Phys 212 with a passing grade.
Phys 221 1 Complete Phys 221 with a passing grade.
Phys 222 1 Complete Phys 222 with a passing grade.
Phys 308 3 Complete Phys 308 with a passing grade.
Phys 309 3 Complete Phys 309 with a passing grade.
Phys 310 3 Complete Phys 310 with a passing grade.
Phys 317 3 Complete Phys 317 with a passing grade.
Phys 318 3 Complete Phys 318 with a passing grade.
Phys 319 4 Complete Phys 319 with a passing grade.
Phys 401 3 Complete Phys 401 with a passing grade.
Phys 402 3 Complete Phys 402 with a passing grade.
Phys 451 3 Complete Phys 451 with a passing grade.
Phys 498 2 Complete Phys 498 with a passing grade.
Physics lab 300+ 3 Successfully complete an additional upper-division physics laboratory course.
Phys residency hrs 18 Students must earn at least 18 hours of their major courses in residence.
Resident Major GPA 0 Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
Overall Major GPA 0 Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.

Major Requirements II

Requirement Hours Description
Math 261 3 Complete Math 261 with a passing grade.
Math 262 3 Complete Math 262 with a passing grade.
Math 263 3 Complete Math 263 with a passing grade.
Math 264 3 Complete Math 264 with a passing grade.
Math 319 3 Complete Math 319 with a passing grade.
Math 353 3 Complete Math 353 with a passing grade.
The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.