Department Advanced Placement Policy
Students who scored 4 or 5 on the AP Physics exam may receive advanced standing in the Physics curriculum. Contact the department chair to discuss this option.
A minor in physics is also offered for those seeking an exploration of physics beyond the introductory level.
|Required Math courses:|
and Calculus 2 (or the equivalent)
|Required Physics courses:|
|Introductory Physics 1: Mechanics, Fluids and Waves|
and Introductory Physics 2: Electromagnetism, Optics and Modern Physics
|Select three additional physics courses, two of which must be lecture courses at the 200 level or above, in consultation with advisor.|
|Methods Of Physics|
|Introduction To Astrophysics|