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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Physical Science, B.S.


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Program Director:  Dr. Brett Fadem, Associate Professor of Physics
Professors:  Anderson, Fiorini
Associate Professors:  Clark, Flood, Kussmaul

This program is designed for those students wishing to base a science and engineering career on a strong liberal arts education.  Students can combine this major with a business minor, pursue education, enter high-tech industry, or continue for a degree in engineering, materials science, surface science, and related fields.  Students can spend three to four years at Muhlenberg and then transfer to Columbia University to receive a Bachelor of Science degree from Muhlenberg and a second Bachelor of Science degree from Columbia.

Major Requirements


Four courses numbered 200 or greater:


  • Four courses numbered 200 or greater that focus the student’s interest in two of the disciplines: chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics.  Two courses must be taken in each of the two disciplines.

One course numbered 300 or greater:


  • One course numbered 300 or greater that continues the study in one of the chosen disciplines.

CUE


Successful completion of a CUE from one of the physical science disciplines chosen as a concentration at the 200-level.

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