2016-17 Degree Plan

Astrophysics, BS

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
PHYC 167: Problems in General Physics 1 CR
MATH 162: Calculus I 4 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
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
PHYC 168: Problems in General Physics 1 CR
MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ASTR 270: General Astronomy 3 C
ASTR 270L: General Astronomy Laboratory I 1 C
PHYC 262: General Physics 3 C
PHYC 262L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
PHYC 267: Problems in General Physics 1 C
MATH 264: Calculus III 4 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 60 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ASTR 271: General Astronomy 3 C
ASTR 271L: General Astronomy Laboratory II 1 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
PHYC 290: Computational Physics 3 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
PHYC 301: Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 3 C
PHYC 311: Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 1 CR
ASTR 421: Concepts of Astrophysics I 3 C
PHYC 366: Mathematical Methods of Physics 4 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 89 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PHYC 304: Analytical Mechanics II 3 C
PHYC 314: Problems in Analytical Mechanics I 1 CR
PHYC 405: Electricity and Magnetism I 3 C
PHYC 415: Problems in Electricity and Magnetism I 1 CR
ASTR 422: Concepts of Astrophysics II 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 104 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PHYC 406: Electricity and Magnetism II or PHYC 491: Intermediate Quantum Mechanics I 3 C
Required Astronomy Elective (courses numbered above 399 except for 455 and 456). 3 C
Upper division elective 3 C
Second Language 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Required Astronomy Elective (courses numbered above 399 except for 455 and 456). 3 C
Upper division elective 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Fine Arts 3 C
Elective any level 3 D-
Elective any level 1 D-
Term Hours: 16
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.