Wake Forest Physics
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The Wake Forest Physics Department offers an outstanding educational program for the undergraduate student, with the option to pursue either the BS or the BA degree. The program is designed to give the student a broad understanding of physics, with the opportunity to pursue research at the forefront of biophysics, nanotechnology and molecular motors, condensed matter physics, gravitation and particle, and optical and laser physics. Opportunities in experimental, computational, and theoretical physics are found in each of these subject areas. The Department thus provides the unique mix of research opportunities similar to those found at large research universities with the atmosphere of a small liberal arts university. Graduates from the Wake Forest Physics Department hold rewarding positions at colleges, universities, industry and government laboratories, and not-for-profit institutes.
Advanced Placement - credit granted according to the following schedule:
International Baccalaureate - credit given for a score of 6 or 7 on Higher Level. Student will receive 4 credit hours (Wake Forest course - PHY 111).
British A-levels - credit given for a score of B or higher. Student will receive 4 credit hours (Wake Forest course - PHY 111).
*If the student has credit for both PHY 111/113 AND 114, then they should register for PHY 215.
Wake Forest divisional credit is not given for any AP, IB, or A-level exams.
The complete listing of AP credit and IB credit that is available at Wake Forest in all disciplines can be found at the following link for the Registrars' Office: http://www.wfu.edu/registrar/ap-credit.html
100 Olin Physical Laboratory
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7507
Phone: (336) 758-5337, FAX: (336) 758-6142