2014-15 Degree Plan

Physics and Astrophysics, BA

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Physics & Astronomy
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PHYC 160: General Physics 3 C
PHYC 160L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
MATH 162: Calculus I 4 C
PHYC 167: Problems in General Physics 1 CR
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 30 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PHYC 161: General Physics 3 C
PHYC 161L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
Second Language 3 C
PHYC 168: Problems in General Physics 1 CR
Term Hours: 15
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 45 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 3 C
PHYC 262: General Physics 3 C
PHYC 262L: General Physics 1 C
PHYC 267: Problems in General Physics 1 CR
Math 264: Calculus III 4 C
Humanities 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 59 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PHYC 290: Computational Physics 3 C
PHYC 330: Introduction to Modern Physics 3 C
PHYC 331: Problems in Introduction to Modern Physics 1 CR
MATH 316: Applied Ordinary Differential Equations 3 C
ASTR 271: General Astronomy 3 C
ASTR 271L: General Astronomy Laboratory I 1 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 75 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PHYC 303: Analytical Mechanics I 3 C
PHYC 313: Problems in Analytical Mechanics I 1 CR
MATH 311: Vector Analysis 3 C
Phys/Astro elective 3 C
Fine Arts 3 C
Upper Division elective 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 91 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Humanities 3 C
PHYC 405: Electricity and Magnetism I 3 C
PHYC 415: Problems in Electricity and Magnetism I 1 CR
Phys/astro elective 3 C
Upper Division elective 6 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 105 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Phys/astro elective 3 C
Upper Division elective 6 C
Elective any level 5 D-
Term Hours: 14
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Upper Division elective 12 C
Elective any level 3 D-
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Minimum graduation GPA = 2.00. Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA for admisssion to and graduation from the College of Art & Science.

  • CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking