Requirements for the Math-Physics Major

The minimum number of credits required to complete the major in mathematics-physics is 48.

  • Mathematics 118, 119, 206, 220, 309 and at least four additional credits in mathematics. The additional course must be at the 200-level or above and must be approved by the adviser to the major in mathematics.
  • Physics 110, 111, 210 and 12 additional credits, 8 of which must be at the 300-level or above.
  • Mathematics-Physics majors are encouraged to enroll in the Senior Seminar in Mathematics (MAT 480) or the Advanced Seminar in Physics (PHY 400).

All mathematics, mathematics-economics and mathematics-physics majors are required to take an exit exam: the Mathematics Major Field Test from the Educational Testing Service.