Course Schedules

Below are listed recommended 4-year course schedules for your degree.

Bachelor of Science in Physics

First Year

Course Fall Semester Spring Semester

ENGL 1101, 1102: English Composition I, II

3 3
MATH 1501, 1502: Calculus I, II 4 4
CHEM 1310: Chemistry I 4 -
HIST 2111 or 2112 or POL 1101 or PUBP 3000 or INTA 1200 3 -
PHYS 2211/2231: Physics I - 4/5
CS 1301/1371: Computer Science I - 3
HPS 1040/1061: Wellness - 2
Free Elective - 1
TOTALS 14 17

Second Year

Course Fall Semester Spring Semester

MATH 2401: Calculus III

4 -
PHYS 2212/2232: Physics II 4/5 -
Social Science Electives 3 3
Humanities Electives 3 3
Free Elective 1 -
MATH 2403: Differential Equations - 4
PHYS 2213: Intro to Modern Physics - 3
PHYS 3201: Classical Mechanics I - 3
TOTALS 15 16

Third Year

Course Fall Semester Spring Semester

PHYS 3141: Thermodynamics

3 -
PHYS 3143: Quantum Mechanics I 3 -
PHYS 3122: Electrostatics & Magnetism 3 -
PHYS 4601: Senior Seminar I - 1
Social Science Elective 3 -
PHYS 3123: Electrodynamics - 3
PHYS 4142: Statistical Mechanics OR
PHYS 4143: Quantum Mechanics II
- 3
PHYS 4321: Advanced Lab I - 3
Free Electives 3 3
TOTALS 15 13

Fourth Year

Course Fall Semester Spring Semester
PHYS 4142: Statistical Mechanics OR
PHYS 4143: Quantum Mechanics II
3 -

Physics or Technical Electives

8 9
Free Electives 5 6
PHYS 4602: Senior Seminar II - 1
TOTALS 16 16

 

Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics

First Year

Course Fall Semester Spring Semester

ENGL 1101, 1102: English Composition I, II

3 3
MATH 1501, 1502: Calculus I, II 4 4
CHEM 1310: Chemistry I 4 -
HIST 2111 or 2112 or POL 1101 or PUBP 3000 or INTA 1200 3 -
PHYS 2211/2231: Physics I - 4/5
CS 1301/1371: Computer Science I - 3
HPS 1040/1061: Wellness - 2
Free Elective - 1
TOTALS 14 17

Second Year

Course Fall Semester Spring Semester

MATH 2401: Calculus III

4 -
PHYS 2212/2232: Physics II 4/5 -
Social Science Electives 3 3
Humanities Electives 3 3
Free Elective 1 -
MATH 2403: Differential Equations - 4
PHYS 2213: Intro to Modern Physics - 3
PHYS 3201: Classical Mechanics I - 3
TOTALS 15 16

Third Year

Course Fall Semester Spring Semester

PHYS 3141: Thermodynamics

3 -
PHYS 3143: Quantum Mechanics I 3 -
PHYS 3122: Electrostatics & Magnetism 3 -
PHYS 4601: Senior Seminar I - 1
Social Science Elective 3 -
PHYS 3123: Electrodynamics - 3
PHYS 3266: Computational Physics - 4
Physics or Technical Electives 3 3
Free Electives - 3
TOTALS 15 14

Fourth Year

Course Fall Semester Spring Semester
PHYS 4321: Advanced Lab I 3 -
PHYS 3211, 4206: Electronics I, II 5 5

Physics or Technical Electives

3 5
Free Electives 6 3
PHYS 4602: Senior Seminar II - 1
TOTALS 17 14