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Physics, B.S.

Physics, B.S.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
MATH 1420 (800:060) Calculus I 4
PHYSICS 1100 First-Year Projects in Physics 1
PHYSICS 1701 (880:130) Physics I for Science and Engineering 4
ENGLISH 1005 (620:005) College Writing and Research 3
MUSIC 1100 (520:010) Soundscapes: Music in Culture 3
 Hours15
Spring
MATH 1421 (800:061) Calculus II 4
PHYSICS 1702 (880:131) Physics II for Science and Engineering 4
COMM 1000 (48C:001) Oral Communication 3
HUM 1021 (680:021) Humanities I: The Ancient, Classical, and Medieval Worlds 3
University Elective 3
 Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
MATH 2422 (800:062) Calculus III 4
PHYSICS 2300 (880:132) Physics III: Theory and Simulation 3
PHYSICS 4300/5300 (880:152g) Introduction to Electronics 4
HUM 1022 (680:022) Humanities II: The Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment 3
University Elective 3
 Hours17
Spring
PHYSICS 4100/5100 (880:137g) Modern Physics 4
PHYSICS 4110/5110 (880:138g) Modern Physics Laboratory 2
PHYSICS 2700 Mathematical Methods of Physics 3
GEOG 1120 (970:010) Human Geography 3
University Elective 3
 Hours15
Junior
Fall
PHYSICS 3000 (880:180) Undergraduate Research in Physics 2
PHYSICS 4600/5600 (880:166g) Classical Mechanics 4
HUM 3125 (680:125) India 3
KAHHS 1020 Dimensions of Wellbeing Lecture 1
KAHHS 1030 Dimensions of Wellbeing Lab 1
University Elective 3
 Hours14
Spring
PHYSICS 4700/5700 (880:167g) Electrodynamics 4
PHYSICS 4900/5900 (880:136g) Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 4
PHIL 1020 (650:021) Philosophy: The Art of Thinking 3
University Electives 6
 Hours17
Senior
Fall
PHYSICS 3700 (880:187) Physics Seminar 1
POL INTL 1024 (943:024) International Relations 3
BIOL 1012 (840:012) Life: The Natural World 3
University Electives 9
 Hours16
Spring
PHYSICS 4800/5800 (880:172g) Quantum Mechanics 4
CAP 3140 (CAP:140) Environment, Technology, and Society 2
PHYSICS 4860/5860 (880:150g) Computational Physics 3
ECON 1031 (920:024) Introduction to Economics 3
University Electives 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours126
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 Note: To graduate with a B.S. degree in Physics, a student must earn an overall grade point average of at least 2.50 in all courses applied toward the major.