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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: 12.0 cr
MATH 1296 - Calculus I : 5.0 cr : LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR
PHYS 1021 - Exploring Current Topics in Physics : 1.0 cr
LE (Writing & Information Literacy) :3.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives, Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
CS 1511 - Computer Science I : 5.0 cr : LE CAT3, LOGIC & QR
MATH 1297 - Calculus II : 5.0 cr : LOGIC & QR
Phys 2111 (recommended) 1.0 cr
PHYS 2013 - General Physics I : 4.0 cr : LE CAT5, NAT SCI
PHYS 2014 - General Physics Lab I : 1.0 cr : NAT SCI
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
MATH 3298 - Calculus III : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2015 - General Physics II : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2016 - General Physics Lab II : 1.0 cr
Phys 2112 (recommended) 1.0 cr
LE (Oral Communication & Languages) :3.0 cr
Minor Course 3.0 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: 17.0 cr
PHYS 4001 - Classical Mechanics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4021 - Quantum Physics II : 4.0 cr
WRIT 3150 - Advanced Writing: Science : 3.0 cr
LE (Cultural Diversity in the US, Humanities) :3.0 cr
LE (Sustainability) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
CHEM 1153 - General Chemistry I : 4.0 cr : LE CAT5, NAT SCI
CHEM 1154 - General Chemistry Lab I : 1.0 cr : LE CAT4, NAT SCI
PHYS 4011 - Electromagnetic Theory : 4.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Minor Course 3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
PHYS 3061 - Instrumentation : 3.0 cr
PHYS 4031 - Thermal and Statistical Physics : 4.0 cr
LE (Humanities) :3.0 cr
Minor Course 3.0 cr
Minor Course 3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 5061 - Experimental Methods : 3.0 cr
PHYS 5090 - Physics Seminar : 1.0 cr
LE (Fine Arts) :3.0 cr
Minor Course 3.0 cr
Minor Course 4.0 cr