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NY State Program Code: 04148 HEGIS Code: 1902.00 CIP Code: 40.0801
The major leading to the Bachelor of Arts in physics is for those seeking a broad scientific and liberal arts education. The program helps students understand the basic laws of the physical world combined with a broad knowledge of liberal arts.
General Education Requirements
All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements in addition to the requirements for the major in physics. For the B.A. degree only, students must also satisfy the University’s foreign language requirements.
Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) In Physics
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 52
Credits Required to Graduate: 120
3Students may elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the foreign language requirement.
Note: Students interested in the Combined Plan Program with the Fu Foundation Schoool of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University are advised to contact the Physics Department for details and to see the information at Pre-Engineering, B.A./B.S./M.S. (Columbia).