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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Physics B.S. Phys.
Sub-plan: Professional
Sample Plan: Professional
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
PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI
MATH 1271 - Calculus I : 4.0 cr : MATH
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI
MATH 1272 - Calculus II : 4.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
CSCI 1113 - Introduction to C/C++ Programming for Scientists and Engineers : 4.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
PHYS 2503 - Physics III: Intro to Waves, Optics, and Special Relativity : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2201 - Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics : 4.0 cr
LE (Technology and Society) :4.0 cr
MATH 2373 - CSE Linear Algebra and Differential Equations : 4.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 2601 - Quantum Physics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 3605W - Modern Physics Laboratory : 3.0 cr : WI
PHYS 3041 - Mathematical Methods for Physicists : 3.0 cr
MATH 2374 - CSE Multivariable Calculus and Vector Analysis : 4.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 4001 - Analytical Mechanics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4051 - Methods of Experimental Physics I : 5.0 cr
LE (Civic Life and Ethics) :3.0 cr
LE (Diversity and Soc Justice US, Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 4002 - Electricity and Magnetism : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4052W - Methods of Experimental Physics II : 5.0 cr : WI
LE (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 13.0 cr
PHYS 4101 - Quantum Mechanics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4201 - Statistical and Thermal Physics : 3.0 cr
PHYS 4303 - Electrodynamics and Waves : 3.0 cr
PHYS 4621 - Introduction to Plasma Physics : 3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
PHYS 4211 - Introduction to Solid-State Physics : 3.0 cr
MATS 3011 - Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering : 3.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr
PHYS 4121W - History of 20th-Century Physics : 3.0 cr : WI
MATH 4242 - Applied Linear Algebra : 4.0 cr