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Graduation Requirements

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Associate of Science in Physics

Entry level courses can be completed on either campus, but degree must be completed on St. Thomas campus.

Required courses in Science and Mathematics:

CHE 151-152 General Chemistry I-II and CHE 151L – CHE 152L
BIO 141-142 General Biology I-II

CSC 117 Introduction to Programming I

CSC 333 Programming Languages
MAT 261 Linear Algebra

MAT 241-242 Introduction to Calculus and Analytical Geometry I-II
MAT 341-342 Intermediate Calculus I-II
PHY 241-242 General Physics I-II

PHY 311 Classical Mechanics
PHY 321 Electromagnetism

PHY 341 Modern Physics
PHY 351 Modern Physics Laboratory

Note: MAT 346: Differential Equations is a recommended elective for students who have space in their programs of study. However, depending on their career plans, students may elect to take engineering drawing, engineering graphics, or other laboratory science courses to broaden their science base.