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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Astrophysics B.A.
Sample Plan: Astrophysics
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: 16.0 cr
MATH 1271 - Calculus I : 4.0 cr : MATH
PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
CLA 1001: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
LE (Diversity and Soc Justice US, Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 12.0 cr
MATH 1272 - Calculus II : 4.0 cr
PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI
CLA 1002: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences, Technology and Society) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
MATH 2243 - Linear Algebra and Differential Equations : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2201 - Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2503 - Physics III: Intro to Waves, Optics, and Special Relativity : 4.0 cr
LE (Environment) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
AST 2001 - Introduction to Astrophysics : 4.0 cr
MATH 2263 - Multivariable Calculus : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2601 - Quantum Physics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 3041 - Mathematical Methods for Physicists : 3.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
AST 4001 - Astrophysics I : 4.0 cr
PHYS 3605W - Modern Physics Laboratory : 3.0 cr : WI
PHYS 4001 - Analytical Mechanics : 4.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
AST 4002 - Astrophysics II : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4002 - Electricity and Magnetism : 4.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences, Civic Life and Ethics) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
PHYS 4303 - Electrodynamics and Waves : 3.0 cr : Preferred Course
AST 5012 - The Interstellar Medium : 4.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
AST 4994W - Directed Research : 3.0 cr : WI
AST 5201 - Methods of Experimental Astrophysics : 4.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr