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  • Emphasis in Business
  • Physics & Astronomy

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.S. Degree in Physics - Business Emphasis (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    Students may substitute PHYS 160 and PHYS 161 for PHYS 200 and PHYS 201.

    PHYS 200 General Physics I with Lab (4)
    PHYS 201 General Physics II with Lab (4)
    PHYS 202 Introduction to 20th Century Physics (3)
    PHYS 305 Experimental Physics I (3)
    PHYS 306 Experimental Physics II (3)
    PHYS 315 Physics Seminar (1)
    PHYS 322 Elementary Modern Physics (3)
    PHYS 330 Intermediate Mechanics (4)
    PHYS 342 Introduction to Research (1)
    PHYS 350 Computational Methods for Physical Science (3)
    PHYS 370 Electromagnetic Theory (4)
    PHYS 399 Thermodynamics (3)
    PHYS 430 Quantum Mechanics (3)
    PHYS 455 Senior Project (2)


    Requirements

    Courses may be substituted with approval of advisor. PHYS 469 must be taken for a minimum of 3 credits and a maximum of 6 credits may count toward the emphasis. Students may substitute PHYS 160 and PHYS 161 for PHYS 200 and PHYS 201.

    ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3)
    ACCT 304 Legal Environment of Business (3)
    ECON 202 Principles of Economics I: Micro (3)
    FINC 340 Financial Management (3)
    MGMT 360 Principles of Management (3)
    MGMT 380 Operations Management (3)
    MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing (3)
    PHYS 200 General Physics I with Lab (4)
    PHYS 201 General Physics II with Lab (4)
    PHYS 305 Experimental Physics I (3)
    PHYS 306 Experimental Physics II (3)
    PHYS 322 Elementary Modern Physics (3)
    PHYS 330 Intermediate Mechanics (4)
    PHYS 342 Introduction to Research (1)
    PHYS 350 Computational Methods for Physical Science (3)
    PHYS 370 Electromagnetic Theory (4)
    PHYS 399 Thermodynamics (3)
    PHYS 430 Quantum Mechanics (3)
    PHYS 455 Senior Project (2)


    Restricted Electives

    Student must earn an additional 3 credits in physics at the 300 level or above, plus 3 credits from the courses listed below.

    FINC 325 Financial Institutions and Markets (3)
    FINC 354 Real Estate Finance and Investments (3)
    FINC 441 Advanced Financial Management (3)
    MGMT 370 Management Information Systems (3)
    MGMT 405 Small Business Management (3)
    MGMT 433 Business Intelligence Using Data Mining (3)
    MGMT 440 Human Resource Management (3)
    MGMT 451 Organizational Behavior (3)
    MGMT 469 Internship (1-12)
    MKTG 311 Marketing Management (3)
    MKTG 419 Supply Chain Management (3)


    Related Requirements

    ( Credits)

    Students who fulfill the Mathematics requirements listed below at MSUM are also required to take Math 260, Computer Calculus (1 credit). MATH 260 may be taken concurrently with any course in the Calculus series (Math 261, 262, 323); students are encouraged to take MATH 260 with Math 261.

    ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (4)
    MATH 261 Calculus I (4)
    MATH 262 Calculus II (4)
    MATH 323 Multi-Variable and Vector Calculus (4)
    MATH 366 Differential Equations (3)