The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Natural Sciences

Suggested Three-year Study Plan

BS in Applied Physics

Year One

Fall (16 hours)

Number Course Cr
PHY202 Classical Mechanics 3
PHY203 Classical Mechanics Lab 1
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3
MTH201 Calculus III 3
CHM201 Chemical Principles 3
ENG202 Advanced Academic English 3
 

Spring (15 credits) 

Number Course Cr
PHY201 Electricity and magnetism 4
PHY321 Intro. to Modern Physics 3
PHY321L Modern Physics Lab 1
MTH206 Calculus 4 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3
 
CSC201 Computer Application 1

Year Two

Fall (16 credits)

Number Course Cr
PHY304 Mathematical Methods for Physicists 3
PHY307 Thermodynamics 4
Elective 1 Elective 1 3
COM203 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3
 

Spring (17 credits)

Number Course Cr
PHY308 Quantum Mechanics 3
PHY309 Thermodynamics and Quantum Lab 2
PHY402 Solid State Physics 3
Elective 2 Elective 2 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3

Year Three

Fall (15 credits) 

Number Course Cr
PHY405 Statistical Mechanics 3
Elective 3 Elective 3 3
Elective 4 Elective 4 3
MTH303 Numerical Methods 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3

Spring (15 credits)

Number Course Cr
PHY499 Senior Study 3
MTH305 Probability and Statistics 3
Elective 5 Elective 5 3
CSC243 Intro to Object-Oriented Programming 3
Elective 6 Elective 6 3

 


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