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Physics, B.A.



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Physics (B.A.)


A Bachelor of Arts in Physics gives an in-depth look into the world of Physics. Because of the significant amount of electives, it is not uncommon to combine a BA in physics with a degree in chemistry, biology, mathematics, education, or engineering!

Minimum hours required for B.A. major: 47

Requirements of the College of Sciences and Health Professions: A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a degree, of which 42 semester credit hours must be earned in 300- and/or 400-level courses.

Major-Field Requirements for B.A. in Physics


Required Physics Courses (20 credit hours)


The following required physics courses:

Physics Electives (15 credit hours)


15 credits of physics electives to be selected from all the 300- and 400-level physics courses.

Mathematics Courses (12 credit hours)


The following required mathematics and computer science courses:

Physics with Secondary Teacher Licensure


The CSUteach Program offers an option of an integrated science license (Physics) or a dual program in single-field physics and integrated mathematics. The licensure programs require coursework from the College of Science and the College of Education and Human Services. Contact the CSUteach Program for education courses required for undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate Secondary Teacher Licensure programs (216-687-4625, JH 170).

Two teacher preparation tracks are available:

  • BA in Physics, Integrated Science Licensure, Grades 7-12
  • BA in Physics, Physics & Mathematics Licensure, Grades 7-12

See also Education, Adolescent and Young Adult with Licensure.

BA in Physics, Integrated Science Licensure, Grades 7-12


Physics Courses (35 credit hours)


Professional Education Courses (38 credit hours)


Students will also need to complete additional CSUteach education courses. Please see Education, Adolescent and Young Adult with Licensure, Grades 7-12  for details.

BA in Physics, Physics & Mathematics Licensure, Grades 7-12


Physics Courses (35 credit hours)


Environmental Science Course (3 credit hours)


Professional education courses (44 credit hours)


Students will also need to complete additional CSUteach education courses. Please see the College of Education, CSUteach program catalog for details: Education, Adolescent and Young Adult with Licensure, Grades 7-12  

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