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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Physics B.S. Phys.
Sub-plan: Engineering
Sample Plan: Engineering
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 (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 15.0 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 2243 - Linear Algebra and Differential Equations : 4.0 cr
LE (Historical Perspectives, Technology and Society) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 17.0 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
MATS 3011 - Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering : 3.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 13.0 cr
PHYS 4001 - Analytical Mechanics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4051 - Methods of Experimental Physics I : 5.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities, Diversity and Soc Justice US) :3.0 cr
Elective :1.0 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 (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
LE (Civic Life and Ethics) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 4101 - Quantum Mechanics : 4.0 cr
PHYS 4201 - Statistical and Thermal Physics : 3.0 cr
EE 3005 - Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering : 4.0 cr
MATH 5583 - Complex Analysis : 4.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 4121W - History of 20th-Century Physics : 3.0 cr : WI
STAT 3011 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis : 4.0 cr : MATH
IE 3521 - Statistics, Quality, and Reliability : 4.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr