• NSMIT (MyNSM)

Undergraduate Program Course Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree

BS Physics Flow Chart
BS Physics Flow Chart
  • Mathematics (24 semester hours) which must include Math 1431, 1432, 2331, 2433, 3331, 3363, and 3364
  • Chemistry (8 credit hours) which must include Chem. 1111, 1112, 1331, and 1332
  • Physics (42 credit hours -- 34 advanced) which must include Phys 1321, 1121, 1322, 1122, 3110, 3313, 3214, 3309, 3315, 3316, 3327, 4321, 4322, either 3312 and 3112 or 4421, and six hours advanced electives.  See the Physics Course Schedule for a listing of when the upper-level physics courses are offered.

Bachelor of Arts

BA Physics Flow Chart
BA Physics Flow Chart
  • Mathematics (24 credit hours - nine advanced) including Math 1431, 1432, 2331, 2433, and 3331
  • Chemistry (8 credit hours) must be Chem. 1111, 1112, 1331, and 1332
  • Physics (31 credit hours -- 23 advanced) must include Phys 1321, 1121, 1322, 1122, 3110, and 3315. Advanced courses must include 3313, and either 3312 and 3112 or 4421

Minor

To satisfy the requirements for a physics minor, 21 credit hours of physics is needed (13 advanced) which must include: Phys 1321, 1121, 1322, 1122, and 3315.


For additional information on academic policies, procedures, degree offerings, course descriptions, and other information pertinent to undergraduate study in physics at the University of Houston please review the University of Houston Undergraduate Catalog Online.