B.A. in Physics and Philosophy Program By Yale University |Top Universities

B.A. in Physics and Philosophy

B.A. in Physics and Philosophy

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  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months

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Prospective majors in Physics and Philosophy are advised to begin taking the prerequisites during their freshman year, and to take at least two of the required Philosophy courses by the end of their sophomore year. Prerequisites for this major are as follows: mathematics through calculus at the level of MATH 120; any introductory Physics lecture sequence numbered 170 or higher; PHYS 165L and 166L, or 205L and 206L; one introductory Philosophy course. Beyond the prerequisites, students take fourteen term courses, including the senior requirement. Seven courses in Physics approved by the director of undergraduate studies and numbered 301 or higher are required, including PHYS 301 or equivalent and either PHYS 439 or 440. Six courses in Philosophy or in History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health are required, including PHIL 125 and 126, one course in logic above the introductory level, and a Philosophy seminar selected with the approval of the directors of undergraduate studies.