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Physics: Data Science, B.A.

Physics: Data Science, B.A.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
MATH 1420 Calculus I (satisfies UNIFI: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
PHYSICS 1100 First-Year Projects in Physics 1
PHYSICS 1701 Physics I for Science and Engineering 4
UNIFI: Written Communication 3
UNIFI: Human Expression 3
 Hours15
Spring
MATH 1421 Calculus II 4
PHYSICS 1702 Physics II for Science and Engineering 4
UNIFI: Oral Communication 3
UNIFI: Human Condition (Global) 3
 Hours14
Sophomore
Fall
PHYSICS 2300 Physics III: Theory and Simulation 3
STAT 1772 Introduction to Statistical Methods 3
UNIFI: Human Condition (Domestic) 3
University Electives 7
 Hours16
Spring
PHYSICS 4100/5100 Modern Physics 4
PHYSICS 4110/5110 Modern Physics Laboratory 2
ECON 1011 Statistics for Business Analytics 3
UNIFI: Responsibility 3
University Elective 3
 Hours15
Junior
Fall
ECON 2090 Decision Analytics 3
STAT 4772/5772 Statistical Computing I 3
UNIFI: Connect 3
University Electives 6
 Hours15
Spring
UNIFI: Connect 3
Data Science Elective 3-4
University Electives 8
 Hours14-15
Senior
Fall
PHYSICS 3000 Undergraduate Research in Physics (Data Science Project) 1
UNIFI: Connect 3
University Electives 12
 Hours16
Spring
UNIFI: Connect 3
University Electives 12
 Hours15
 Total Hours120-121