Course Schedules

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

Below you will find a suggested course schedule to graduate within four years. Modifications to the schedule below may fit your plans, timelines, and goals more appropriately.

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