Apr 11, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Physics, B.S.

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College of Health and Human Services

The Physics Major track is recommended for those students considering a career or graduate studies in areas such as science, engineering, or quantitative finance.


For a complete list of courses that meet Rockhurst Core requirements, please see The Core Curriculum. To view a sample four year degree plan see Physics B.S. Degree Map .

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Choose either Physics for the Life Sciences or Physics for Scientists and Engineers:

Additional Required Courses:

Choose a minimum of one course from the following list: work with your advisor to choose appropriate pre-requisites and courses for your graduate school or career path.

Total Upper-Division Hours Required for Physics Major: 32 hours


Per university requirements, students must choose additional upper-division coursework to complete the major requirement of 30 hours of upper-division coursework. Students are advised to work with their advisor to choose these hours to complete coursework necessary for graduate school entrance requirements. A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course counted toward fulfillment of the major requirements. (A grade of C- will not satisfy this requirement.)



Contact Rockhurst University Physics Department Faculty:

Nancy Donaldson, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics; Discipline Coordinator

Mark Pecaut, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics

Mayuri Perera, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics

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