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Mississippi College

Physics Curriculum

The following information is taken from the General Catalog. The current catalog is the official publication of the College, and takes precedence over anything in this web page. Students enrolled in either the Physics or Engineering Physics program are required to take 36 hours of the University Core Curriculum.

Physics Courses (26 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
General Physics I or Fundamentals of Physics I (4 hrs.)   PHY 151 or 251
General Physics II or Fundamentals of Physics II (4 hrs.)   PHY 152 or 252
Modern Physics (3 hrs.)   PHY 301
Classical Mechanics (3 hrs.)   PHY 308
Quantum Physics (3 hrs.)   PHY 401
Special Projects (3 hrs.)   PHY 402
Electricity and Magnetism I (3 hrs.)   PHY 406
Electricity and Magnetism II (3 hrs.)                        PHY 407
Physics Capstone (1 hr.)   PHY 433

Technical Electives (14 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
Electrical Circuits (5 hrs.)                                                     ESC 305   
Digital Circuits (4 hrs.)   ESC 306
Electronics (4 hrs.)   ESC 310
Statics (3 hrs.)   ESC 311
Dynamics (3 hrs.)   ESC 312
Optics (4 hrs.)   PHY 313
Thermodynamics (3 hrs.)   ESC 315
Nuclear Physics (3 hrs.)   PHY 413
Selected Topics in Physics (3 hrs.)    PHY 417

Mathematics (21 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (3 hrs.)                           MAT 121 
Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (3 hrs.)   MAT 122 
Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (3 hrs.)   MAT 221 
Calculus with Analytic Geometry IV (3 hrs.)   MAT 222 
Introduction to Differential Equations (3 hrs.)   MAT 352 
And Any Two of the Following:    
Introduction to Linear Algebra (3 hrs.)   MAT 213
Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3 hrs.)   MAT 353
Introduction to Numerical Methods (3 hrs.)    MAT 381

Chemistry (12 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
General Inorganic Chemistry I (4 hrs.)                                CHE 141
General Inorganic Chemistry II (4 hrs.)   CHE 142 
Chemical Dynamics (4 hrs.)   CHE 317

Computer Science (3 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
Intro. to Prog. and Problem Solving (4 hrs.) or                     CSC 116 or
Practical Fortran Programming (3 hrs.)   CSC 204 

Communication (3 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
Professional Communication Skills (3 hrs.)                            COM 203

General Electives (Sufficient To Meet 130 Hour Graduation Requirements)