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Physics for Life SciencesMajor

Degree AwardedBA
Hours To Complete55
Courses Required14
Department Contact


*** As of Fall 2019, the Bachelor of Arts program in Physics for Life Sciences will no longer accept new students into the major (pending formal approval for discontinuation by SACSCOC.) Students who previously declared this major may contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Physics to ensure that they are able to complete the requirements of the program ***

Courses required for the completion of the Major

  1. PHYS151
  2. PHYS152
  3. PHYS212
  4. PHYS253
  5. PHYS333
  6. PHYS444W
  7. One PHYS elective (300-level or higher)
  8. BIOL 141 and 142 (including labs)
  9. CHEM 150 + 150L
  10. QTM 100
  11. MATH 111
  12. MATH 112 or 116
  13. MATH 212