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2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog 
2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, Renewable Energy Concentration, BS

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This concentration can result in students earning either the Renewable Energy Certificate from Madison College, in addition to a BS degree in Physics from Edgewood College. Students can begin taking renewable energy courses at Madison College at any time, as many are short or online courses. Students considering graduate school in physics or engineering should consult with their advisor for recommended additional coursework.

Major Policies

A student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in all courses taken to fulfill the major and concentration requirements. Any course in which a student receives a grade below “CD” will not be accepted toward the major. Transfer students must take a minimum of 12 physics credits at Edgewood College. All transfer courses must be approved by the department. Elective courses may be taken through the UW-Madison Collaborative Program or through Madison College Partnerships in Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy, or Civil Engineering. See your advisor for details.

Mathematics Courses

The following mathematics courses:

Concentration Requirements

Nine (9) credits in Renewable Energy from Madison College.

Course Number Course Title Credits


Additional required courses

Environmental Science

An additional three (3) credits in Environmental Science from the following:


An additional three (3) credits in physics:

  • Any additional PHYS course

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