Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year 
    Mar 20, 2018  
Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year

Physics Major (B.A.)

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Required Courses

General Education - Univ Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 29 Credits

See below for specific requirements for Natural and Computational Sciences and Mathematics.

Physics Major (Bachelor of Arts): 40-41

General Electives (must be 300/400 level): 36-37*

Total Required Credits: 128

*General Electives in this program must be upper-level (300-499) in order to meet Samford’s graduation requirement of 40 upper-level credits.

NOTE: Pre-Professional (i.e., Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Optometry or Pre-Veterinary Medicine) must satisfy the requirements of a physics major, bachelor of arts degree. The bachelor of science degree designation can be obtained by a student if a commensurate number of science courses are completed in other departments in order to fulfill the pre-professional degree plan. In order to obtain this designation a candidate must obtain the approval of the physics department chair.

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