Physics, B.S.

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Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
Semester 1Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Rhetoric and Composition 3
HIST 1301 American History to 1877 3
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4
PHYS 2325
PHYS 2125
University Physics I
and University Physics I Lab
4
UNIV 1101 Learning in Global Context I 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 Rhetoric and Composition 3
HIST 1302 American History since 1877 3
MATH 2414 Calculus II 4
PHYS 2326
PHYS 2126
University Physics II
and University Physics II Lab
4
UNIV 1102 Learning in Global Context II 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
Semester 1
MATH 3415 Calculus III 4
PHYS 3343 Modern Physics I 3
POLS 2301 Government and Politics of US 3
Communications 3
Social/Behavioral 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester 2
CSEN 2304 Introd to Computer Science 3
MATH 3320 Differential Equations 3
POLS 2302 Government and Politics of TX 3
Creative arts 3
Lang/Phil/Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Junior Year
Semester 1
PHYS 3313 Mechanics I 3
PHYS 4303 Math Methods for Physicists 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Minor 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 2
PHYS 3310 Advanced Physics Laboratory 3
PHYS 3323 Electromagnetic Field Theory 3
Elective 3
Minor 1 3
Minor 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior Year
Semester 1
PHYS 3333 Thermodynamics 3
PHYS 4191 Physics Research Project 1
PHYS 4353 Quantum Physics 3
Elective 3
Minor 1 3
PHYS, adv. 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester 2
PHYS 4192 Physics Research Seminar 1
PHYS 4360 Nuclear Physics 3
Minor, adv. 1 3
Minor, adv. 1 3
PHYS, adv. 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours Required: 120