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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Physics B.S. Phys.
Sub-plan: Biological
Sample Plan: Biological
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: 15.0 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 (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
BIOL 1009 - General Biology : 4.0 cr : BIOL
PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI
MATH 1272 - Calculus II : 4.0 cr
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
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
MATH 2373 - CSE Linear Algebra and Differential Equations : 4.0 cr
CHEM 1062 - Chemical Principles II : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1066 - Chemical Principles II Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
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 2263 - Multivariable Calculus : 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
CHEM 2301 - Organic Chemistry I : 3.0 cr
LE (Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 4002 - Electricity and Magnetism : 4.0 cr
BIOC 3021 - Biochemistry : 3.0 cr
PHYS 4052W - Methods of Experimental Physics II : 5.0 cr : WI
LE (Civic Life and Ethics) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr
PHYS 4101 - Quantum Mechanics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4201 - Statistical and Thermal Physics : 3.0 cr
LE (Environment) :3.0 cr
STAT 3021 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics : 3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 13.0 cr
MATH 4242 - Applied Linear Algebra : 4.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
LE (Diversity and Soc Justice US) :3.0 cr
PHYS 4911 - Introduction to Biopolymer Physics : 3.0 cr