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2013-2015 University Catalog 
2013-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, Business Emphasis, B.S.

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(120 units)

Bachelor of Science in Physics

The Bachelor of Science in Physics requires 73 units in the major, including core courses, and upper-division physics, science and engineering electives. Each course in physics, mathematics, chemistry and English that is required for the major must be completed with a “C” (2.0) or better.

Formal academic advisement is required for all physics majors at least once every academic year.

Lower Division (32-34 units)

Upper-Division Physics Electives (14 units)

Must include one laboratory course.

For students completing a minor or second major in mathematics, another science, engineering or computer science, the upper-division physics elective requirement is 12 units.

Upper-Division Science and Engineering Electives (3 units)

Additional upper-division courses in mathematics, science, engineering and/or computer science approved by the department.

Upper-Division Writing Requirement (3 units)

One of the following:

Emphasis in Business

Students who pursue the Emphasis in Business program do not take PHYS 227L  and substitute ACCT 201A  for CHEM 125  in lower-division major requirements, and complete the following 21 units in physics and business electives in place of the usual upper-division physics and science/engineering elective.


BUAD 301  satisfies the upper-division writing requirement.

Total (120 units)

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