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2013-2014 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
PHYS 151
MATH 122
GE Class
3
4
4
3
Oral Communication or Composition
PHYS 152
MATH 123
CHEM 111A
3
4
4
5
Total Units
14
Total Units
16
Semester 3
Semester 4

Critical Thinking
MATH 224
PHYS 254
PHYS 255
GE class

3
4
4
1
3
PHYS 360
PHYS 380
MATH 247
BIOL 200 or BIOL 211
GE class
3
3
3
4
3
Total Units
15
Total Units
16
Semester 5
Semester 6

GE class
PHYS 310
PHYS 320
MATH 364A
CHEM 111B

3
3
3
3
5
GE Capstone course
GE class
PHYS 340A
PHYS 350
MATH Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Total Units
17
Total Units
15
Semester 7
Semester 8
GE Capstone course
GE class
PHYS 340B
PHYS 450
Upper Division Physics
3
3
3
3
1-4
GE capstone course
Upper division Physics
Physics Lab course
ENGL 317
3
1-4
1-4
3
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.