Physics (B.S.) - Online

Physics (B.S.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
ENGL 103Technical Communication for the Professions 13
MATH 131Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 14
PHYS 231University Physics I 14
Total Hours11
Major Core
MATH 132Calculus and Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 410Matrix and Linear Algebra3
MATH 430Multivariable Calculus3
PHYS 232University Physics II4
PHYS 305Introduction to Modern Physics3
PHYS 310Numerical Methods Physics3
PHYS 321Mechanics3
PHYS 331Electricity and Magnetism3
PHYS 432Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics3
PHYS 433Quantum Physics3
PHYS 440Wave Optics4
PHYS 491Physics Capstone3
Total Hours39
Free Electives
Choose 28-42 credit hours of Free Electives28-42
Total Hours28-42

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all major foundational courses and all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
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