Completing the Major

Now that you are declared a Physics major, you need to satisfy these additional requirements prior to graduating:  

Programming Requirement
All physics majors must satisfy a programming requirement.  Accomplished programmers may demonstrate their abilities to have this requirement waived. 

Disciplinary Communication (DC)
As of 2009, all students must complete the DC requirement to graduate.  For more information on how to satisfy the DC requirement for your specific major, see our Disciplinary Communication page. 

Senior Exit
Also referred to as the Senior Comprehensive Requirement, all students must satisfy the Senior Exit to graduate.  

Transferring Credit
Students may satisfy a major requirement with a course taken at another institution.  Prior to enrolling in an outside course, be sure to read our information on transferring credit.

Honors in the Major
Students who perform well in their courses may be eligible for Honors in the Major

Graduating
Students who are nearing the end of their academic career should verify they are on track to graduate.  For more information on both preparing to graduate and the process for graduation, see our section on Graduating

Need Help?
If you do not find the information you need for completing your major on this page, see Major Advising