Majors

Students should consult relevant sections of the undergraduate catalog for up-to-date requirements:

B.A. Degree

The recommended sequencing of courses for a B.A. is shown here.

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B.S. Degree

The recommended semester-by-semester sequence of courses to the B.S. degree is shown here

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Biophysical Sciences, B.S.

The recommended semester-by-semester sequence of physics courses to the B.S. degree in Biophysical Sciences is shown here

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To complete a major in any department within Dedman College, students must:

  • attain a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.00 on all major coursework attempted at SMU;
  • receive a grade of at least C- in all courses taken in fulfillment of the major requirements;
  • complete a minimum of 18 hours of advanced major coursework (i.e. 3000+ courses) in residence.

To declare Physics or Biophysical Sciences as your first major, you should work with your pre-major advisor.  To declare as a second major, please contact the relevant Director of Undergraduate Studies (Physics sdalley@smu.edu, Biophysical Sciences cooley@smu.edu) or click here.