Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certiication.
Lyman Briggs College Undergraduate Program Physical Science Major
A minimum of 31 credits from the courses listed below including:
The following course:
At least 27 credits in chemistry courses, in physics courses, or in chemistry and physics courses approved by the student's academic advisor.At least 20 of the 27 credits must be in courses at the 300 level or above, and at least 14 of the 27 credits must be in either chemistry courses or physics courses and must meet the conditions specified below:
For students who elect to complete at least 14 credits in chemistry courses, at least 4 of the 14 credits must belaboratory credits at the 300–400 level.
For students who elect to complete at least 14 credits in physics courses, at least 6 of the 14 credits must be in modern physics, and at least 3 of the 14 credits must be laboratory credits.