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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Physics B.A.
Sample Plan: Physics
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
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
MATH 1271 - Calculus I : 4.0 cr : MATH
PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI
LE (Civic Life and Ethics) :3.0 cr
CLA 1001: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 12.0 cr
CLA 1002: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
MATH 1272 - Calculus II : 4.0 cr
PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI
LE (Environment, Literature) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 15.0 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
MATH 2243 - Linear Algebra and Differential Equations : 4.0 cr
LE (Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
MATH 2263 - Multivariable Calculus : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2601 - Quantum Physics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 3041 - Mathematical Methods for Physicists : 3.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
PHYS 3605W - Modern Physics Laboratory : 3.0 cr : WI
PHYS 4001 - Analytical Mechanics : 4.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 13.0 cr
PHYS 4002 - Electricity and Magnetism : 4.0 cr
LE (Writing Intensive - Upper Division) :4.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
PHYS 4051 - Methods of Experimental Physics I : 5.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities, Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
PHYS 4052W - Methods of Experimental Physics II : 5.0 cr : WI
LE (Technology and Society) :3.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr