Bachelor of Arts in Physics-Dept of Physics - Carnegie Mellon University

Bachelor of Arts in Physics

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics offers a flexible program that allows students to combine the study of Physics with the opportunity to do intensive work in substantive areas such as liberal arts, teaching, business or law. With 82 units of free electives, it is feasible for students to obtain, for example, a double major with a department in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Fine Arts, or the Tepper School of Business. It is expected that students will focus their elective courses in a well defined academic area. Students must meet with the B.A. academic advisor and construct an approved plan of study.

The requirements for the B.A. degree are the same as for the B.S. degree, except that the 8 specialized courses in the B.S. become free electives in the B.A.: