*These requirements are for students who matriculated in academic year 2023-2024. Students who matriculated prior to fall 2023 should refer to the Archives to view the requirements for their Bulletin year.*

## Bachelor of Science Requirements

### Summary of Requirements for the Degree

- University Requirements (123 total s.h.)
- Students must meet all University requirements including those listed below.
- All undergraduate students must complete at least two writing-intensive courses for a total of at least six credits at Temple as part of their major. The specific writing-intensive course options for this major are:
Course List Code Title Credit Hours MATH 3098 Modern Algebra 3 MATH 4096 Senior Problem Solving 3 PHYS 2796 Introduction to Modern Physics 4 PHYS 4796 Experimental Physics 3 - Students must complete the General Education (GenEd) requirements.
- See the General Education section of the
*Undergraduate Bulletin*for the GenEd curriculum. - Students who complete CST majors receive a waiver for 2 Science & Technology (GS) and 1 Quantitative Literacy (GQ) GenEd courses.

- See the General Education section of the
- Students must satisfy general Temple University residency requirements.

- College Requirements
- A minimum of 90 total credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST), the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), and/or the College of Engineering (ENG).
- A minimum of 45 of these credits must be upper-level (courses numbered 2000 and above).

- Complete a one-credit first-year or transfer seminar.
- SCTC 1001 CST First Year Seminar for every entering first-year CST student.
- SCTC 2001 CST Transfer Seminar for every entering transfer CST student.

- A minimum of 90 total credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST), the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), and/or the College of Engineering (ENG).
- Major Requirements for Bachelor of Science (76 s.h.)

At least 10 courses required for the major must be completed at Temple. At least 6 Math and 5 Physics courses must be completed at Temple.Course List Code Title Credit Hours Mathematics Courses MATH 1041 Calculus I 4 or MATH 1941 Honors Calculus I MATH 1042 Calculus II 4 or MATH 1942 Honors Calculus II MATH 2043 Calculus III 4 or MATH 2943 Honors Calculus III MATH 2045 Differential Equations with Linear Algebra (F) 4 MATH 2111 Basic Concepts of Math 3 MATH 3031 Probability Theory I 3 MATH 3051 Theoretical Linear Algebra (S) 4 MATH 3098 Modern Algebra (F) 3 MATH 3141 Advanced Calculus I (F) 3 MATH 3142 Advanced Calculus II (S) 3 MATH 4051 Complex Analysis (F) 3 Physics Courses Select one of the following: 4 PHYS 1061Elementary Classical Physics I PHYS 1961Honors Elementary Classical Physics I (F) PHYS 2021General Physics I PHYS 2921Honors General Physics I (F) Select one of the following: 4 PHYS 1062Elementary Classical Physics II PHYS 1962Honors Elementary Classical Physics II (S) PHYS 2022General Physics II PHYS 2922Honors General Physics II (S) PHYS 2101 Classical Mechanics (S) 3 PHYS 2502 Mathematical Physics (S) 4 PHYS 2796 Introduction to Modern Physics (S) 4 PHYS 3101 Analytical Mechanics (F) 3 PHYS 3301 Electricity and Magnetism (F) 4 PHYS 3302 Classical Electromagnetism (S) 3 PHYS 3701 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics I (S) 3 PHYS 4101 Thermal Physics (F) 3 Capstone Course MATH 4096 Senior Problem Solving 3 or PHYS 4796 Experimental Physics Total Credit Hours 76 Course List Code Title Credit Hours (F) - Fall only course (S) - Spring only course