B.A. (Business Concentration)

Degree Program Hours (120)

The Bachelors of Arts in Physics with a Business Concentration prepares students interested in physics and planning to enter business and business management careers. Concentrates on the basic of business administration and also gain a thorough understanding of electronics, lasers, computers and other tools used by physicists.

Lower Division Preparation

The following are required courses and form the common prerequisites to the B.A. Program.

Course Description Credits Prerequisite Offered
CHM 1045 General Chemistry I 3 None Fa, Sp, Sum
CHM 1045L General Chemistry Lab I 1 CHM 1045 (co) Fa, Sp, Sum
CHM 1046 General Chemistry II 3 CHM 1045, CHM 1045L Fa, Sp, Sum
CHM 1046L General Chemistry Lab II 1 CHM 1046 (co) Fa, Sp, Sum
MAC 2311 Calculus I 4 MAC 1114 or MAC 2147 or placement test Fa, Sp, Sum
MAC 2312 Calculus II 4 MAC 2311 Fa, Sp, Sum
MAC 2313 Multivariable Calculus 4 MAC 2312 Fa, Sp, Sum
PHY 2048 Physics with Calculus I 4 MAC 2311 (pre or co) Fa, Sp, Sum
PHY 2048L General Physics Lab I 1 PHY 2048 (pre or co) Fa, Sp, Sum
PHY 2049 Physics with Calculus II 4 PHY 2048 Fa, Sp, Sum
PHY 2049L General Physics Lab II 1 PHY 2049 (pre or co) Fa, Sp, Sum
PHY 1033 First-Year Physics Seminar 1 None Fa, Sp

Additional Lower Division Courses

Course Description Credits Prerequisite Offered
ECO 2013 Priciples of Macroeconomics 3 None Fa, Sp, Sum
ECO 2023 Priciples of Microeconomics 3 None Fa, Sp, Sum
ECO 2021 Accounting for Deciisions 3 None Fa, Sp, Sum

Upper Division Program (48)

Course Description Credits Prerequisite Offered
PHY 3106 Modern Physics I 3 PHY 2049 Fa
PHY 3106L Modern Physics Lab I 1 PHY 3106 (pre or co) Fa
PHY 3107 Modern Physics II 3 PHY 3106 Sp
PHY 3107L Modern Physics Lab II 1 PHY 3107 (pre or co) Sp
PHY 3513 Thermodynamics 3 PHY 2048, PHY 2049 Fa
PHY 4134 Widely Applied Physics I 3 PHY 3107 Fa
PHY 4135 Widely Applied Physics II 3 PHY 4134 Fa
PHY4810L Senior Physics Lab 3 PHY 3107, PHY 3107L
PHY,PHZ,AST 3(4)XXX Approved Upper Division Electives in physics 15
3XXX,4XXX Upper Division Electives (Physics or non-Physics) 13