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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Physics B.S. Phys.
Sub-plan: Computational
Sample Plan: Computational
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
CSCI 1113 - Introduction to C/C++ Programming for Scientists and Engineers : 4.0 cr
LE (Diversity and Soc Justice US) :3.0 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
CSCI 1913 - Introduction to Algorithms, Data Structures, and Program Development : 4.0 cr
MATH 2243 - 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 2263 - Multivariable Calculus : 4.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 4001 - Analytical Mechanics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4051 - Methods of Experimental Physics I : 5.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
Elective :2.0 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 (Technology and Society) :3.0 cr
LE (Civic Life and Ethics, Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 4101 - Quantum Mechanics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4201 - Statistical and Thermal Physics : 3.0 cr
AST 4001 - Astrophysics I : 4.0 cr
CSCI 4211 - Introduction to Computer Networks : 3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
AEM 5253 - Computational Fluid Mechanics : 3.0 cr
CSCI 3081W - Program Design and Development : 4.0 cr : WI
PHYS 4121W - History of 20th-Century Physics : 3.0 cr : WI
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives, Literature) :3.0 cr