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Physics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Radford, VA, United States
This program leads to a B.A. degree in physics. There are four different curricula: the physics major, the physics education concentration of the physics major, the earth and space science concentration of the physics major, and the bio-physics concentration of the physics major. 

Overview

The physics major is the appropriate curriculum for a student contemplating a career in physics or engineering. The physics education concentration of the physics major is a more general program, suitable for a student planning a career or as a high school teacher. The earth and space science concentration is a flexible program intended for students interested in more applied areas such as astronomy or geophysics. All four programs develop analytic and problem-solving skills which will be valuable in any future occupation.

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry IV
  • Physics 
  • Modern Physics 
  • Intermediate Mechanics 
  • Electricity and Magnetism 
  • Electronics Laboratory 
  • Mechanics 
  • Quantum Mechanics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Official transcripts
  • SAT I and/or ACT scores
  • All the above plus:
  • SAT II scores in the following subjects:
  • Writing
  • Math (Level Ic or IIc)
  • Third area of study to be chosen by the applicant
  • An official college transcript showing the student has taken and passed a college-level English course and a math course equivalent to Algebra 2.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11081 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5313 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Radford

  • 996 - 1630 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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