Physics (B.S.)

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3) and:

CHEM 111Principles of Chemistry I3
CHEM 111LPrinciples of Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHEM 112Principles of Chemistry II4
CHEM 112LPrinciples of Chemistry II Laboratory1
CS 120Computer Science I4
MATH 170Analytic Geometry and Calculus I4
MATH 175Analytic Geometry and Calculus II4
MATH 275Analytic Geometry and Calculus III3
MATH 310Ordinary Differential Equations3
MATH 330Linear Algebra3
PHYS 200Physics Seminar1
PHYS 211Engineering Physics I3
PHYS 211LLaboratory Physics I1
PHYS 212Engineering Physics II3
PHYS 212LLaboratory Physics II1
PHYS 213Engineering Physics III3
PHYS 305Modern Physics3
PHYS 321Analytical Mechanics3
PHYS 341Electromagnetic Fields I3
PHYS 351Introductory Quantum Mechanics I3
Emphases
Select one of the following emphases:24-35
Total Hours78-89

A. General Physics Emphasis

PHYS 333Statistical Thermodynamics3
PHYS 342Electromagnetic Fields II3
PHYS 371Mathematical Physics3
Select 15 credits of Physics electives numbered 400 or above, including at least 4 credits of lab and 9 credits of non-lab courses15
Total Hours24
Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

B. Applied Physics Emphasis

PHYS 411Advanced Physics Lab4
Select 4 credits from the following:4
Research
Senior Research
Select 27 credits of Physics and Engineering electives including 21 credits from the following: 127
Signals and Systems I
and Signals and Systems I Lab
Semiconductor Devices
Semiconductor Theory
Engineering Statics
Introduction to Electrical Circuits
Engineering Fluid Mechanics
Engineering Mechanics of Materials
Computer Aided Design Methods
Gas Dynamics
Engineering Acoustics
Fluid Dynamics
Elements of Materials Science
Physical Metallurgy
Ceramics Materials
Materials Physics and Engineering
Statistical Thermodynamics
Communicating Science
Numerical Methods
Biological Physics
Optics
Materials Physics and Engineering
Research
Senior Research
Total Hours35

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree