2014–15 Undergraduate Catalog

 

 
BS IN PHYSICS
99 Credits Minimum, Including 47 Upper Division (UD)

Introductory Classes
CourseAttributesCredits
PHY 1101  General Physics (5)
PHY 1102  General Physics (5)
PHY 1103  General Physics (5)
NSB, WKFS
NSB
NSB
15
OR
PHY 1121  Physics for Sci & Engineering (5)
PHY 1122  Physics for Sci & Engineering (5)
PHY 1123  Physics for Sci & Engineering (5)
NSB, WKFS
NSB
NSB
15
PHY 2321  Intermediate Physics

5
SECTION CREDITS REQUIRED20
Math
CourseAttributesCredits
MAT 1234  Calculus I
WKQR, MAT
5
MAT 1235  Calculus II
MAT
5
MAT 1236  Calculus III

5
MAT 2401  Linear Algebra

3
MAT 3237  Differential Equations
UD
3
MAT 3238  Vector Calculus
UD
3
MAT 3724  Applied Analysis (3)
CSC 2230  Comptr Programmng for Engneers (5)
UD

3
SECTION CREDITS REQUIRED27
Required Upper Division
CourseAttributesCredits
EGR 3400  Dynamics
UD
5
EGR 3500  Thermo-Fluids I
UD
5
PHY 3315  Electricity and Magnetism I
UD
3
PHY 3340  Quantum Mechanics I
UD
3
PHY 4899  Natural Sciences Seminar
UD
2
PHY 4315  Electricity and Magnetism II (3)
PHY 4340  Quantum Mechanics II (3)
UD
UD
3
PHY 4970  Senior Project Laboratory
UD
2
SECTION CREDITS REQUIRED23
Required Lab Classes
CourseAttributesCredits
PHY 3311  Advanced Physics Lab
W, UD
3
PHY 3312  Advanced Physics Lab
W, UD
3
PHY 3313  Advanced Physics Lab
W, UD
3
SECTION CREDITS REQUIRED9
Electives (including at least 11 UD)
CourseAttributesCredits
EGR 3611  ASE I:Alternative Energy Systm (5)
PHY 1135  Astronomy:Individual & Univers (5)
PHY 1140  Physics of Sound (5)
PHY 1142  Earth System Science (5)
PHY 1143  Topics in Global Climate (5)
PHY 1145  Oceanography (5)
PHY 1150  Introduction to Geology (5)
PHY 1910  Special Topics in Physics Semn (1)
PHY 2010  Physics MCAT Preparation (1)
PHY 2567  Devlp Concpts Physcl Science I (3)
PHY 2568  Devlp Concpt Physcl Science II (4)
PHY 3010  Contmpary Iss in Physcl Sci Ed (2)
PHY 3211  Acoustics (5)
PHY 3401  Thermodynamics (3)
PHY 3841  Dynamics (3)
PHY 4242  Atmospheric Science (2-5)
PHY 4311  Optics and Lasers (5)
PHY 4342  Atomic Physics (5)
PHY 4391  Nuclear & Particle Physics (5)
PHY 4441  Statistical Physics (3-5)
PHY 4491  Solid State Physics (2-5)
PHY 4501  Physics:A Process of Inquiry I (5)
PHY 4502  Physics:Process of Inquiry II (5)
PHY 4510  Prepare Tchng Physical Science (1-3)
PHY 4511  Preparatn forTchg UG Mechanics (1-3)
PHY 4512  Prep Tchg UG Electromagnetism (1-3)
PHY 4513  Preprtn Tchg UG Waves & Optics (1-3)
PHY 4515  Science Teaching Immersion Exp (1-3)
PHY 4900  Independent Study (1-5)
PHY 4905  Independent Study in Physics (1-5)
PHY 4930  Physics Practicum (1-5)
PHY 4940  Internship in Physics (1-5)
PHY 4950  Special Topics in Physics (1-5)
UD
NSB, WKFS
NSB, WKFS
NSB, WKFS

NSB, WKFS
NSB, WKFS


NSB, WKAS
NSB, WKAS
UD

UD
UD
UD
UD
UD
UD
UD
UD
W, UD
W, UD
UD
UD
UD
UD
UD
UD
UD

UD
UD
20
SECTION CREDITS REQUIRED20
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED99

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