Why Choose the Physics Program?
The Bachelor of Arts in physics degree is designed for students who wish to couple a solid foundation in physics to a non-technical and creative arts field, such as writing, philosophy, political science, or other College of Liberal Arts majors. Likewise, students can obtain technical background in physics along with obtaining a background in business for those interested in business development opportunities.
Academics and Curriculum
View Bachelor of Arts in Physics program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the University Catalog.
Students must apply for admission to Wright State University.
Declaring your Major
Students who intend to enter into the Physics Bachelor of Arts degree program but do not meet the criteria to be directly admitted from high school will be admitted as a PRE major. Once the student has satisfied the following criteria, they can be admitted into the Physics Bachelor of Arts degree program:
- Earned a grade of “C” or higher in the following courses: BIO 1120, BIO 1120L, CHM 1210, and CHM 1210L.
- Completion of at least 15 semester hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8.
Current students at Wright State University who are interested in adding or changing their major can also be admitted into the Physics Bachelor of Arts degree program by meeting the above criteria.
Articulation (Transfer) Agreements
Wright State has articulation agreements with a number of institutions. Articulation agreements will assure you a seamless transfer from one institution to another. To view current articulation agreements and determine which courses will transfer, visit the Articulation Agreements page or www.transfer.org.