To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below.
In addition to University Requirements:
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
|Minimum Units for Completion||120|
|Highest Mathematics Required||MAT 239|
|University Honors Program||Optional|
|AZ Transfer Students complete AGEC-S||Recommended|
|Progression Plan Link||View Progression Plan|
Student Learning Outcomes
The B.S. in Physics and Astronomy program is designed to prepare students for a career in a technical field or for graduate studies in physics, astronomy, or planetary sciences.
Students will have an understanding of the laws of physics in the areas of:
Take the following 57 - 59 units:
Additional coursework is required, if, after you have met the previously described requirements, you have not yet completed a total of 120 units of credit.
You may take these remaining courses from any academic areas, using these courses to pursue your specific interests and goals. We encourage you to consult with your advisor to select the courses that will be most advantageous to you. (Please note that you may also use prerequisites or transfer credits as electives if they weren't used to meet major, minor, or liberal studies requirements.)
Please note that you may not count more than one grade of "D" in a physics or astronomy course toward the major requirements for this degree.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.