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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Physics B.S.
Sample Plan: Physics B.S.
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 1021 - Exploring Current Topics in Physics : 1.0 cr
MATH 1296 - Calculus I : 5.0 cr : LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR
Freshman Composition :3.0 cr
LE (LE Requirement) :6.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 2011 - General Physics I : 4.0 cr : LE CAT4, NAT SCI
MATH 1297 - Calculus II : 5.0 cr : LOGIC & QR
CS 1511 - Computer Science I : 5.0 cr : LE CAT3, LOGIC & QR
Phys 2111 (recommended) 1.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 2012 - General Physics II : 4.0 cr
MATH 3298 - Calculus III : 4.0 cr
LE (LE Requirement) :6.0 cr
Phys 2112 (recommended) 1.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 2021 - Relativity and Quantum Physics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2022 - Classical Physics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2033 - Classical and Quantum Physics Lab : 2.0 cr
MATH 3280 - Differential Equations with Linear Algebra : 4.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
PHYS 4001 - Classical Mechanics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4021 - Quantum Physics II : 4.0 cr
Liberal education or minor field courses 8.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 4011 - Electromagnetic Theory : 4.0 cr
Liberal education or minor field courses 6.0 cr
CHEM 1151 - General Chemistry I : 5.0 cr : LE CAT4
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 3061 - Instrumentation : 3.0 cr
PHYS 4031 - Thermal and Statistical Physics : 4.0 cr
Liberal education or minor field courses 8.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 5061 - Experimental Methods : 3.0 cr
PHYS 5090 - Physics Seminar : 1.0 cr
Advanced Composition :3.0 cr
Liberal education or minor field courses 8.0 cr