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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Applied Physics B.S.
Sample Plan: Applied Physics B.S.
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
CHEM 1153 - General Chemistry I : 4.0 cr : LE CAT, NAT SCI
CHEM 1154 - General Chemistry Lab I : 1.0 cr : LE CAT, NAT SCI
LE (Writing & Information Literacy) :3.0 cr
PHYS 1021 - Exploring Current Topics in Physics : 1.0 cr
MATH 1296 - Calculus I : 5.0 cr : LE CAT, LOGIC & QR
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 2013 - General Physics I : 4.0 cr : LE CAT5, NAT SCI
PHYS 2014 - General Physics Lab I : 1.0 cr : NAT SCI
CS 1411 - Introduction to Programming in Matlab : 4.0 cr
MATH 1297 - Calculus II : 5.0 cr : LOGIC & QR
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 2015 - General Physics II : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2016 - General Physics Lab II : 1.0 cr
LE (Humanities) :3.0 cr
LE (Oral Communication & Languages) :3.0 cr
MATH 3298 - Calculus III : 4.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 2021 - Relativity and Quantum Physics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2022 - Classical Physics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2033 - Classical and Quantum Physics Lab : 2.0 cr
MATH 3280 - Differential Equations with Linear Algebra : 4.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
PHYS 4021 - Quantum Physics II : 4.0 cr
PHYS 3061 - Instrumentation : 3.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
LE (Sustainability) :3.0 cr
LE (Cultural Diversity in the US) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
PHYS 5041 - Optics : 3.0 cr
PHYS 5541 - Fluid Dynamics : 3.0 cr
WRIT 3150 - Advanced Writing: Science : 3.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
PHYS 4031 - Thermal and Statistical Physics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 5052 - Computational Methods in Physics : 3.0 cr
PHYS 5053 - Data Analysis Methods in Physics : 3.0 cr
LE (Humanities) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 5531 - Introduction to Solid State Physics : 3.0 cr
PHYS 5061 - Experimental Methods : 3.0 cr
PHYS 5090 - Physics Seminar : 1.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Elective :2.0 cr
LE (Fine Arts) :3.0 cr