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Degree Requirements
Bachelor of Science
Physics

Freshman Year

 

 

 

BIOL 1201 (Intro to Arts and Sciences)
ENGL 1301 (Rhetoric and Composition)
HIST 1301 (American History)
MATH 2413 (Calculus I)
PHYS 2325/2125 (University Physics I & Lab)

2
3
3
4
4

ENGL 1302 (Rhetoric and Composition)
HIST 1302 (American History)
MATH 2414 (Calculus II)
PHYS 2326/2126 (University Physics II & Lab)

3
3
4
4

 

16

 

14

Sophomore Year

 

 

 

MATH 3415 (Calculus III)
PHYS 3343 (Modern Physics I)
POLS 2301 (Government and Politics of the US)
Oral communication
Social/behavioral

4
3
3
3
3

MATH 3320 (Differential Equation)
POLS 2302 (Government and Politics of Texas)
Global learning
Literature/philosophy
Visual/performing arts

3
3
3
3
3

 

16

 

15

Junior Year

 

 

 

PHYS 3313 (Mechanics)
PHYS 3323 (Electromagnetic Field Theory)
Elective
Minor+
Minor+

3
3
3
3
3

PHYS 3110 (Advanced Laboratory)
Elective
Minor+
Minor+
PHYS, adv. (Advanced Physics Elective)
PHYS, adv.+ (Advanced Physics Elective)

1
3
3
3
3
3

 

15

 

16

Senior Year

 

 

 

PHYS 3333 (Thermodynamics)
PHYS 4191 (Research in Physics)
Elective
Elective
Minor, adv.+

3
1
3
3
3

PHYS 4353 (Quantum Theory)
PHYS 4391* (Research Topics in Physics)
Elective, adv.
Minor, adv.+
PHYS, adv.+ (Advanced Physics Elective)

3
3
3
3
3

 

13

 

15

Total Hours Reqd: 120

+Or any other mathematics, natural science, engineering or computer science course, provided a recognized minor is completed. Courses in other supporting areas may also be substituted with departmental approval. Non-advanced courses may be substituted for those marked "adv." provided the student will otherwise complete 45 advanced hours including those required in a minor.
*A double major or two-degree candidate may, with departmental approval, substitute a senior-project course in another field.

This plan became effective Fall 2008.

 


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