2013-14 Degree Plan

Physics, BS

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Physics & Astronomy
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 16 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PHYC 160: General Physics 3 C
PHYC 160L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
ENGL 101: Composition I: Exposition 3 C
CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Lab 1 C
MATH 162: Calculus I 4 C
PHYC 167: Problems in General Physics 1 CR
Term Hours: 16
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 35 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PHYC 161: General Physics 3 C
PHYC 161L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
ENGL 102: Composition II: Analysis and Argument 3 C
MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
CHEM 122: General Chemistry II 3 C
CHEM 124L: General Chemistry II lab 1 C
PHYC 168: Problems in General Physics 1 CR
Second Language 3 C
Term Hours: 19
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 50 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
PHYC 262: General Physics 3 C
PHYC 262L: General Physics Lab 1 C
PHYC 267: Problems in General Physics 1 CR
MATH 264: Calculus III 4 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 66 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Humanities 3 C
PHYC 330: Introduction to Modern Physics 3 C
PHYC 331: Problems in Introduction to Modern Physics 1 CR
MATH 311: Vector Analysis 3 C
MATH 316: Applied Ordinary Differential Equations 3 C
PHYC 290: Computational Physics 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 83 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
Fine Arts 3 C
PHYC 307L: Junior Laboratory 3 C
MATH 312: Partial Differential Equations for Engineering 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 100 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Humanities 3 C
PHYC 304: Analytical Mechanics II 3 C
PHYC 314: Aproblems in Analytical Mechanics II 1 CR
PHYC 308L: Junior Laboratory 3 C
MATH 314: Linear Algebra with Applications 3 C
PHYC 405: Electricity and Magnetism I 3 C
PHYC 415: Problems in Electricity and Magnetism I 1 CR
Term Hours: 17
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 114 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PHYC 406: Electricity and Magnetism II 3 C
PHYC 416: Problems in Electricity and Magnetism II 1 CR
PHYC 491: Intermediate Quantum Mechanics I 3 C
PhHYC 496: Problems in Intermediate Quantum Mechanics I 1 CR
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Elective Any Level 3 D-
Term Hours: 14
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 130 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
PhHYC 493L: Contemporary Physics Laboratory 3 C
PHYC 492: Intermediate Quantum Mechanics II 3 C
PHYC 497: Problems in Intermediate Quantum Mechanics II 1 CR
Physics Elective 3 C
Elective Any Level 6 D-
Term Hours: 16
Degree Plan Notes
  • Minimunm graduation GPA = 2.00. Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual cousework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA for admission and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences.

  • 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