2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2018  
2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, B.S. - Astronomy & Astrophysics Emphasis


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Major Requirements for Physics


Physics & Astronomy
physics.utah.edu
James Fletcher Building 201
801-581-6901

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 68

Graduation Requirements

  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in major courses.
  • All major courses must be completed with a C- or better.

Honors in Physics

Students seeking an HBA or HBS in Physics must complete:

Mathematics Courses


Calculus


Complete one of the following sections:

Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra


Complete one of the following sections:

Complex Variables


Complete one of the following courses:

Core Requirements


All physics students must complete the following requirements:

Emphasis Requirements for Astronomy & Astrophysics


Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 17

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Third Year


Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


  • PHYS 5XXX Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • ASTR Laboratory Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective 6 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15