Sample Course Schedules

For B.S. Program in Physics started in fall of first year

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year
  • PHYSICS 160: Frontiers of 21st Century Physics (suggested
  • MATH 212: Intermediate Calculus
  • Programming course (suggested)
Second Year
Third Year
  • PHYSICS 362: Electricity and Magnetism
  • Physics elective
Fourth Year
  • Research Independent Study

 

For B.S. Program in Physics started in spring of first year

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year
  • Intro math course 
Second Year
Third Year
Fourth Year
  • Research Independent Study
  • Physics elective

 

For B.S. Program in Physics started as sophomore

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year
  • Intro math course
  • Intro math course
Second Year
  • PHYSICS 160: Frontiers of 21st Century Physics (suggested)
  • MATH 212: Intermediate Calculus
  • Programming course (suggested)
Third Year
Fourth Year
  • PHYSICS 363: Thermal Physics
  • Physics elective
  • Research Independent Study

 

For B.S. Program in Physics started in fall of first year, with fall of junior year abroad

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year
  • PHYSICS 160: Frontiers of 21st Century Physics (suggested
  • MATH 212: Intermediate Calculus
  • Programming course (suggested)
Second Year
Third Year
  • Study Abroad
  • Possible physics courses
Fourth Year
  • Research Independent Study
  • Physics elective