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2014-2015 University Catalog Roadmaps - College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Physics - 4 Year Plan

 

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4 Year Plan | 5 Year Plan

 

Four Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course Units Course Units
Semester 1 Semester 2
Composition or Oral Communication 3 Oral Communication or Composition 3
PHYS 151 4 PHYS 152 4
MATH 122 4 MATH 123 4
GE Class 3 CHEM 111A 5
Total Units 14 Total Units 16
Semester 3 Semester 4
Critical Thinking 3 PHYS 360 3
MATH 224 4 PHYS 380 3
PHYS 254 4 MATH 247 3
PHYS 255 1 BIOL 200 or BIOL 211 4
GE class 3 GE class 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 16
Semester 5 Semester 6
GE class 3 GE Capstone course 3
PHYS 310 3 GE class 3
PHYS 320 3 PHYS 340A 3
MATH 364A 3 PHYS 350 3
CHEM 111B 5 MATH Elective 3
Total Units 17 Total Units 15
Semester 7 Semester 8
GE Capstone course 3 GE capstone course 3
GE class 3 Upper division Physics 1-4
PHYS 340B 3 Physics Lab course 1-4
PHYS 450 3 ENGL 317 3
Upper Division Physics 1-4    
Total Units 13-16 Total Units 8-14

Physics Lab course can be PHYS 330, 403, 445, 476, 480 or with approval of the advisor 496.

The Physics Elective requirement can be met by a minimum of 6 units of upper division Physics courses.