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BS in Physics
Major Requirements
Minimum 89-106 credits, including the following:
  1. Physics Core courses (37 credits): PHYS 121, PHYS 122, PHYS 123, PHYS 224, PHYS 225, PHYS 227, PHYS 294, PHYS 321, PHYS 322, PHYS 334.
  2. Mathematics Core courses (18-19 credits from one of the following options):
a. MATH 124, MATH 125, MATH 126, and
     one course from
          MATH 307/AMATH 351,
          MATH 308/AMATH 352,
          MATH 309/AMATH 353,
          MATH 324, MATH 326, or AMATH 401;
b. MATH 134, MATH 135, MATH 136, and
     one course from MATH 309/AMATH 353, MATH 324, MATH 326, or AMATH 401.
* PLUS the specific requirements for one of the four tracks (listed below)


Beginning in Autumn 2011, the UW Physics degree offers four options:  
You should choose the option that best meets your educational and career goals.  Students who declare a physics major after September 2011 must meet these new requirements.


Physics Degree Option Overview

Physics Degree Options
  - Side-by-Side Chart for Degree Options

Physics Major Requirements
    - For all Physics majors starting after Autumn 2011


University and College Degree Requirements