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Physics, BA/BS

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University rank #801 (QS) , TX,
The Physics major at Baylor University is the study of matter, energy, force and motion and the way in which they relate to one another.

About

Students at Baylor University can pursue either a BS or BA in Physics. The Bachelor of Science in Physics prepares students for graduate studies or careers in technology, medicine, education and law.  It also prepares graduates for careers in finance, industry, and other professions.

Within the BS degree, students have the option to select a concentration.  Concentrations include Computational Physics or Pre-Health Care (but a concentration is not required). The Computational Physics Concentration emphasizes interdisciplinary coursework in physics and computer science.  It is geared toward students with an interest in computational physics. The Pre-Health Care Concentration is for students with an interest in medicine, dentistry, or other health related professions.  It satisfies the medical/dental pre-professional program requirements.

The Bachelor of Arts in Physics provides a traditional liberal arts education with a solid set of core courses in physics. Physics is also offered as a secondary major or minor for students who are pursuing a different field of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

 Available courses include:

  • Light, Vision and Optics
  • Sound and Acoustics
  • History of Invention and Technology
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Statistical and Thermal Physics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    76

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  • Minimum required score:

    540

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General Requirements

  • Official High School Transcripts: Transcripts or mark sheets must include: years of enrollment, course titles and all marks earned for each course for 6 semesters. 
  • Submission of Documentation
  • Official SAT/ACT Scores
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
  • Résumé or ZeeMee Profile
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Short Answer Response (required for Single Choice Early Action applicants)

Tuition Fee

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    41194 USD/year
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    41194 USD/year
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Living costs for Waco

  • 857 - 1590 USD/month
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Funding

Admitted students are automatically considered for one of four academic scholarships listed below. Applicants who submit application files after February 1 are considered for academic scholarships based on available funding.

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