Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Programs leading to a bachelor of arts degree are offered in the departments of chemistry, earth sciences, mathematics, and physics. These programs provide a broad liberal education along with a major in one of these fields. See University Academic Requirements for requirements for the bachelor of arts degree.
The programs leading to the bachelor of science degree, offered in each of the departments of the college, emphasize students' preparation for a professional career and continuing or graduate education.
The degree requirements for the bachelor of science include the University general education requirements and the specific departmental requirements for graduation. A minimum grade-point average of 2.00 must be achieved. Graduation credit requirements established by the departments range from 128 to 134. There are entrance requirements in some programs, and it is not possible to guarantee all change-of-major requests.
*Designated degree (the name of the specialization is on the diploma, e.g., B.S. in chemistry).
†Multidisciplinary; i.e., offered in collaboration with two departments.