All newly admitted ASU Online physics majors are should to complete our pre-advising canvas course before their first appointment with a physics advisor.

Students may self-enroll in our pre-advising course, here: https://canvas.asu.edu/enroll/GKLNKH 

Online Physics BS, available Fall 2022!

Degree Requirements

Physics, BA

Second Language

The second language course requirement may be fulfilled in one of the following ways:

  • Completion (C or better on 4.0 grade scale) of second-language coursework at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent).
    • Language course sequence for those starting at the beginner level: 101, 102, 201, 202. 
    • Course can be transfer course or taken at ASU.
  • Foreign language course at the 300 level or higher taught in the foreign language and having 202 or its equivalent as a prerequisite.
  • Submitting transcripts that demonstrate completion of secondary education at a school in which the language of instruction is not English.
  • Language Proficiency Exam (AP, CAMBRIDGE, IB, CLEP)

Take a language placement exam to determine which course is right for you:

French Placement  German Placement 

Italian Placement Spanish Placement 

Road Map

The physics flow chart outlines requisite requirements for your major courses. Use the chart to determine when you are eligible to take certain courses.

Major Map

Your major map provides a general guideline of when courses are completed. Find your specific major map can be found on your My ASU under Degree Programs > Degree Progress

Course Availability

Fall Spring Summer

Session A

PHY 121

PHY 122

PHY 131

PHY 132

PHY 202

PHY 241

PHY 302

PHY 334

PHY 121

PHY 122

PHY 131

PHY 132

PHY 202

PHY 241

PHY 302

PHY 310

PHY 121

PHY 122

PHY 131

PHY 132

PHY 202

Session B

PHY 121

PHY 122

PHY 131

PHY 132

PHY 201

PHY 314

PHY 361

PHY 121

PHY 122

PHY 131

PHY 132

PHY 201

PHY 333

PHY 361

PHY 311

PHY 121

PHY 122

PHY 131

PHY 132

Session C

PHY 241

Course Highlights

With a degree in physics students have unlimited opportunities for employment. Have questions regarding what path you should take? Need advice on creating a resume? Want general career information? Sign-up for Handshake and schedule an appointment to speak with a career advisor. 

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