Jul 16, 2024  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024 
  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024

Physics, (BA or BS)


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Requirements for the Physics Major


* Students must choose two physics electives from AS 301 , AS 311 , AS 312 , AS 340 , PH 315 , PH 351 , PH 422 , PH 427 , PH 461 , or PH 480 .

** Mechanical engineering students in the Engineering Dual Degree Program may substitute an appropriate engineering mechanics and thermodynamics course. Electrical engineering students in the Engineering Dual Degree Program may substitute an appropriate engineering electromagnetic theory course.

Note that many of the upper-level courses will require MA 106 , MA 107 , MA 208 , MA 310  or MA 334 . Butler University requires that students take at least 40 hours of credit at a 300 level or higher to graduate. All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences must complete a foreign language requirement. For a bachelor of science degree a student must take a minimum of 60 hours in the natural sciences and mathematics.

*** Physics majors must enroll in the colloquium course every semester they enroll as majors unless the Department approves an exemption for study abroad. This is a zero-credit-hour pass/fail course.

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