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Program Requirements for Applied Physics

Course Requirements for Applied Physics Major

For a major in Physics: 43 credits in the department, consisting

of 37 credits in the core courses of:

and eight elective credits chosen from the following list:

The Applied Physics major also requires

Engineering Focus

48 credits in the department, consisting of the core courses for the applied physics major and:

In addition, the following courses are required outside the department:

Courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better to count toward the major. For a minor in Physics: 20 credits in the department including PHYS 210, 211, and 10 credits in courses in the department that apply to either the Physics or Applied Physics major. Courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better to count toward the minor.

For Oregon Preliminary Teaching Licensure in Physics: a student majoring in Physics or Applied Physics must also complete a Secondary Education major with Licensure. In order to complete the Secondary Education major with Licensure, students should begin taking courses no later than their sophomore year. The student must be advised by faculty in both majors.

For a Minor in Physics

20 credits in the department including PHYS 210, 211, and 10 credits in courses in the department that apply to either the Physics or Applied Physics major. Courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better to count toward the minor.