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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics (B.S.)


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Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Emphasis 1. Professional Physics for Graduate Study


Two of the following (6)


Note: PHYS 400 and PHYS 470 are recommended for students intending to enter graduate school in physics.

Requirements outside Department (23)


Please note corequisite information in courses below.

Total Hours for Emphasis 1, Professional Physics for Graduate Study: 68-73


Emphasis 2. Secondary School Teaching


Students interested in Illinois State certification as a physics teacher should see the section below on teacher certification.

Requirements outside Department (21-22)


Please note corequisite information in courses below.

Total Hours for Emphasis 2, Secondary School Teaching: 58-64


Emphasis 3. Applied Physics


Requirements outside Department (23)


Please note corequisite information in courses below.

Other Requirements (17-19)


Electives from physics and other related sciences. At least 10 semester hours must be 300- or 400-level PHYS courses. Students should consult with a departmental adviser for assistance in selecting the appropriate sequence of courses to constitute a track of study in one of the following areas of applied physics: acoustics, computational physics, geophysics and astronomy, health physics, or materials physics. List of courses appropriate to each of the above tracks are available in the departmental office, the department undergraduate Web site, and from departmental advisers. Other tracks can be developed in consultation with an adviser.

Total Hours for Emphasis 3, Applied Physics: 69-76


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