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Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   36
Required Physics Courses   
PHY 151 or
PHY 251 
General Physics I
Fundamentals of Physics I * 
4
PHY 152 or
PHY 252 
General Physics II
Fundamentals of Physics II * 
4
PHY 301 Modern Physics 3
PHY 308 Classical Mechanics 3
PHY 313 Optics 4
PHY 401 Quantum Mechanics 3
PHY 402 Special Projects 3
PHY 406 Electricity and Magnetism I 3
PHY 407 Electricity and Magnetism II 3
PHY 433 Physics Capstone 1
Physics and Related Electives (9 hours required)  
CHE 318 Chemical Energetics 4
ESC 205 Computational Tools 3
ESC 311 Statics * 3
ESC 315 Thermodynamics *+ 3
PHY 206 Astronomy 3
PHY 413 Nuclear Physics + 4
PHY 417 Selected Topics in Physics (may be taken more than once with different specific topics) 3
Mathematics Courses   
MAT 121 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 3
MAT 122 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 3
MAT 221 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 3
MAT 222 Calculus with Analytic Geometry IV 3
MAT 352 Introduction to Differential Equations 3
And two of the following courses:   
MAT 213 Applied Linear Algebra 3
MAT 353 Introduction to Mathematical Probability and Statistics 3
MAT 381 Introduction to Numerical Methods 3
Chemistry Courses   
CHE 141 General Chemistry I 4
CHE 142 General Chemistry II 4
CHE 317 Chemical Dynamics 4
Computer Science
 
Choose one of the following courses:  
CSC 105 or
C Programming for Scientists and Engineers 3
CSC 204  Practical Fortran Programming 
Communication Course   
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
General Electives Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program. Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor. --
Total Hours  130

* Students interested in pursuing additional studies in engineering should elect these courses as a minimum.

+ Students interested in pursuing additional studies in physics should elect these courses as a minimum.