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Physics (BS)

BS (35 hours in major; 12-16 in prerequisites; 12 in co-requisites)

PrerequisitesCredits
PHYS 151, 152 General Physics I, II 4, 4
MATH 181  Calculus I   OR 4
MATH 170/171  Calculus I with Pre-calculus A and B 4, 4
MATH 182  Calculus II 4
Total 12-16
Co-requisitesCredits
MATH 241 Differential Equations 4
MATH 225 Multivariate Calculus 4
CHEM 151 General Chemistry I 4
Total 12
Required Courses
PHYS 251 Mechanics I 4
PHYS 3512 Mechanics II 4
PHYS 212 Modern Physics 2
PHYS 275/276 Experimental Physics Lab 1, 1
PHYS 355 Thermal Physics 4
PHYS 356 Quantum Mechanics 4
PHYS 353 Electricity and Magnetism I 4
PHYS 354 Electricity and Magnetism II 4
PHYS 471, 472 Physics Project Lab 1, 1
PHYS 482 Senior Capstone: Physics Seminar 1
Additional 4 hours in PHYS courses above 200 level 4
Total 35
Additional Recommended Supporting Courses
MATH 261 Linear Algebra 4
CHEM 152 General Chemistry II 4
CSCI 211 Programming I 4
CSCI 236 Data Structures and Algorithms 4
PHIL 360 History and Philosophy of Science 4

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