Roanoke College

Roanoke College offers a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Art degree in Physics as well as a minor in Physics.

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in physics, requires the student to complete a minimum of 13 course units in Physics and related fields. These must include:

  • Physics 190, 201202203315350370390432480.
  • Mathematics 331.
  • and three additional units chosen from the following with two of these three units at the 400 level: any 400 level physics course; PHYS 205; MATH 332; MATH 342; CPSC 120; CPSC 170; CHEM 110 or 111,112; BIOL 120; BIOL 210. Note: MATH 121 (or 118) and MATH 122 (or 119) are prerequisites for PHYS 201 and PHYS 202, respectively.

Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in physics requires the student to complete a minimum of 9 course units in physics and related fields. These units include:

Note: MATH 121 (or 118) and MATH 122 (or 119) are prerequisites for PHYS 201 and PHYS 202, respectively.

Minor in Physics

The minor in Physics requires the student to complete 6 units of Physics and Mathematics including: PHYS 190, 201202203315; MATH 122, plus one additional one unit PHYS course at the 300-level or above. Note: MATH 121 (or 118) is a prerequisite for PHYS 201 and MATH 122 (or 119) is a prerequisite for PHYS 202.