Applied Physics BS
General Education — 42 or 43 hours
See the General Education Curriculum Section for the complete list of courses.
Exceptions: The Laboratory Science and Mathematics components of the General Education curriculum are fulfilled by required major and support courses. Issues in Science is waived in lieu of upper division physics courses. With prior approval, equivalent general education courses completed during the first year at Vanderbilt may be used to satisfy general education requirements in the 3-2 engineering program.
Major — 36-37 hours
Option 1 Physics Concentration
One (1) of the following — 1 hour
Choose two (2) of the following not chosen for major elective above — 8 hours
Option 2 Pre-Engineering Concentration
| ||9 credits of Engineering courses at Vanderbilt University at a 200 level or above or 9 credits of engineering courses at an equivalent level in an accredited engineering program ||
Required Support Courses — 18 hours
Additional Support Courses may be required to support the specific engineering discipline chosen in the 3-2 engineering program.
Mathematics Minor — 18 hours*
*15 of the 18 hours will be completed as part of the support course requirements.
Additional Minor and/or General Electives — 18-20 hours
Total Credit Hours: 120
NOTE: In the 3-2 Engineering Program, at least 99 hours must be completed before transfer to Vanderbilt University.