DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS


DEPARTMENT MAIN OBJECTIVES

MAJOR AND MINOR REQUIREMENTS

TYPICAL PROGRAM IN PURE PHYSICS
FRESHMAN YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER Course No. Cr. Course No. Cr. ------------------------------------ ----------------------------------- Discovery in Physics PHYS 145 3 Quan Res in Physics PHYS 150 3 Trigonometry MATH 140 3 Calculus I MATH 264 4 Freshman English ENGL 110 3 Freshman English ENGL 111 3 Biology BIOL 104 4 Science Elective 4 Physical Education PHED 1 Computer Science CMPS 140 3 Freshman Seminar FRMN 110 1 or Elective . 3 260 Freshman Seminar FRMN 111 1 ------------------------------------ ----------------------------------- TOTAL 18 TOTAL 18
SOPHOMORE YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER Course No. Cr. Course No. Cr. ----------------------------------- ------------------------------------- Intermediate Phys I PHYS 251 5 Intermediate Phys II PHYS 252 5 Calculus 11 MATH 265 4 Calculus III MATH 364 4 Literature ENGL 201- Literature ENGL 201- 205 3 205 3 Foreign Language FOLG 100 3 Foreign Language .. FOLG 101 3 Prin of Health . HLTH 110 2 ----------------------------------- ------------------------------------- TOTAL 17 TOTAL 15
JUNIOR YEAR
       FIRST SEMESTER                                SECOND SEMESTER  
  Course                 No.       Cr.  Course                 No.       Cr.
  ------------------------------------  ------------------------------------
  Experimental Phys I   PHYS   341  3   Experimental Phys II PHYS  342    3
  Adv. Mechanics I      PHYS   416  3   Adv. Mechanics II    PHYS  417    3
  Modern Physics        PHYS   271  3   Science Elective     PHYS         4
  Matbmafical Physics   PHYS   311  3   Electives                         6
  History               HIST   114  3   History              HTST  115    3
  Arts Elective                     3		 	         	   
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      TOTAL                        18       TOTAL                        19
							        										        			
Senior Year
	FIRST SEMESTER                         SECOND SEMESTER  
   Course                       No. Cr.  Course                      No. Cr.
  ------------------------------------  -----------------------------------
  Advanced EM Theory I  PHYS   425  3   Adwnced EM Theory II PHYS   426  3
  Thermodynamics        PHYS   345  3   Political Science    POLS        3
  Quan Phys(optional)   PHYS   435  3   Social Science                   3
  Philosophy Elective   HUMN        3   Elective                         6
  Soc Sci Electiw                   3   Foreign Language     FOLG        3
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      TOTAL                        15       TOTAL                       18

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