General Physics

General Physics Concentration Curriculum

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Bachelor of Science:  General Physics Concentration

Freshman Year   Fall Spring
ENG 104, 105 Composition I, II 3 3
HIST 101, 102 History of Civilization I, II 3 3
MATH 231 Calculus I with Lab   4
BIO 111 General Biology I 3  
BIOL 111 General Biology I Lab 1  
CHEM 141, 142        General Chemistry I, II 3 3
CHML 141, 142 General Chemistry Lab I, II 1 1
CSC 117 FORTRAN Programming   3
UNIV 100 University Success 2  
PHY 198, 199 Physics Seminar 0.5 0.5
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(Freshman Year Total: 34 Hours) 16.5 17.5

Sophomore Year   Fall Spring
ENG 205 World Literature 3  
ENG 206 Literature of Science   3
MATH 232 Calculus II with Lab 4  
MATH 233 Calculus III with Lab   4
PHY 205 Intro. to Nanoscience 3  
PSY 201 General Psychology   3
PHY 211, 212 General Physics I, II 3 3
PHYL 211, 212        General Physics I, II Lab    1 1
PHY 298, 299 Physics Seminar 0.5 0.5
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(Sophomore Year Total: 31 Hours) 15.5 15.5

Junior Year   Fall Spring
FR, GR, CHI, or SP 101, 102        Foreign Language Option 3 3
MUS 205 or ART 206 Music or Art Appreciation 3  
PHY 311, 312 Theoretical Mechanics I, II 3 3
PHY 411, 412 Electromagnetic Theory I, II 3 3
PHY 330W Methods of Experimental Physics I   3
PHY 361, 362 Math Methods in Physics I, II 3 3
PHY 398, 399 Physics Seminar 0.5 0.5
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(Junior Year Total: 31 Hours) 15.5 15.5

Senior Year   Fall Spring
SS XXX Social Science Option 3  
PHIL 301 Intro. to Philosophy 3  
ELEC XXX Free Electives 3 3
PHY XXX Physics Elective   3
HE 101 Concepts of Health   3
PHY 351 Thermal and Statistical Physics 3  
PHY 422 Quantum Mechanics 3  
PHY 431 Atomic and Nuclear Physics   3
PHY 498, 499        Physics Seminar 0.5 0.5
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(Senior Year Total: 28 Hours) 15.5 12.5

TOTAL HOURS: 124 (Minimum Credit Hours required for the Degree: 122 NOTE: Students must satisfactorily pass the English Proficiency Examination.