May 23, 2018  
2013-2014 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Physics

Physics: Computational Physics Option (B.S.)

Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Minimum Semester Hours required for the Physics: Computational Physics Option: 74 semester hours

The Computational Physics option is designed for students interested in the computational approach to solving complex problems in physics.  Students gain experience in computer modeling and simulation of a wide variety of systems in physics and engineering.  It is designed for students who seek industrial employment or graduate study in a computational field.


And 6-8 hours of electives chosen from the list below:


1 No more than 3 semester hours of PHY 4444*, PHY 4555, and PHY 4800* in aggregate will count towards the Computational Physics concentration electives.

(Major GPA based on all physics courses taken at EIU.)