
Term 1: Attempted Hours 015 

PHY1024 Intro Phys for New Majors (Offered Fall term only) 
1 

MAC2311 (GM) Calculus I (Satisfies General Ed Mathematics and Program Prereq) 
4 

CHM2045 General Chemistry I (Satisfies General Ed Natural Science and Program Prereq) 
3 

CHM2045L General Chemistry I Laboratory (Program Prerequisite) 
1 

ENC1101 (GW) Rhetoric and Writing OR ENC1143 (GW) Rhetoric and Narrative 
3 

Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 
3 



Students without high school Physics take PHY1020 

Introduction to Physics prior to PHY2048/2048L 




Term 2: Attempted Hours 1630 

PHY2048 CalculusBased Physics I (Program Prerequisite) 
4 

MAC2311 Calculus I Minimum Grade C 
PHY2048L CalculusBased Physics I Lab (Program Prerequisite) 
1 

MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (Satisfies General Education Mathematics and Program Prereq) 
4 

CHM2046 General Chemistry II (Satisfies Gen Ed Natural Science and Program Prereq) 
3 

CHM2046L Gen Chem II Lab (Program Prerequisite) 
1 

ENC1101 (GW) Rhetoric and Writing OR ENC1143 (GW) Rhetoric and Narrative 
3 

(Select the English course not taken in Term 1) 



Well prepared Physics majors are encouraged to take 

the Honors section of PHY2048 




Summer 1 

Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 
3 


Term 3: Attempted Hours 3145 

PHY2049 CalculusBased Physics II (Program Prerequisite) 
4 

PHY1024 Intro Phys for New Majors Minimum Grade C 
PHY2049L CalculusBased Physics II Lab (Program Prerequisite) 
1 

MAC2312 Calculus II Minimum Grade C 
MAC2313 (GM) Calculus III (Program Prerequisite) 
4 

Select a third Gen Ed English Course (See Degree Evaluation) 
3 

Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 
3 


Term 4: Attempted Hours 4660 

MAP2302 (GM) Ordinary Differ Equations 
3 

MAC2313 Calculus III Minimum Grade C 
COP2220 Computer Science I 
3 

PHYSICS REQUIREMENT: PHY2048/2048L and PHY2049/2049L 
ESC2000 Earth Science 
3 

Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 
3 

Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 
3 


Summer 2 

AST2002 Basic Astronomy 
3 

BS Physics Prerequisites 

Term 5: Attempted Hours 6175 

PHY3101 Modern Physics (Offered Fall term only) 
3 

MAP2302 (GM) Ordinary Differ Equations Minimum Grade C 
PHY3101L Modern Physics Lab (Offered Fall term only) 
1 

PHY3101 Modern Physics Minimum Grade C 
PHZ3113 Mathematical Physics (Offered Fall term only) 
3 

PHY3101L Modern Physics Lab Minimum Grade C 
PHY3424C Optics with Laboratory (Offered Fall term only) 
4 

PHZ3113 Mathematical Physics Minimum Grade C 
Select a 3000/4000 level Free Elective (If needed) 
3 


Term 6: Attempted Hours 7690 

PHY4604 Quantum Mechanics (Offered Spring term only) 
4 

PHY3220 Classical Mechanics (Offered Spring term only) 
4 

AST3217 Astrophysics I OR AST3402 Astrophysics II (Offered Spring term 
4 

only)AST3217 and AST3402 may be taken in either order 


Summer 3 


Term 7: Attempted Hours 91105 

PHY3320 Electricity and Magnetism (Offered Fall term only) 
4 

PHY4523 Thermodyn and Statistical Mech (Offered Fall term only) 
4 

Select one Major Elective (See list of approved 
3  4 

Physics Elect in university catalog or on Degree Evaluation) 

Select a 3000/4000 level Free Elective (If needed) 
3 


Term 8: Attempted Hours 106120 

PHY4802L Advanced Physics Laboratory (Offered Spring term only) 
2 

PHY4910 Physics Research and Seminar (Offered Spring term only) 
1 

AST3402 Astrophysics II OR AST3217 Astrophysics I (Offered Spring term 
4 

only)AST3402 and AST3217 may be taken in either order 

Select any Level Free Elect (If needed for 120 hours) 
2 

Select any Level Free Elect (If needed for 120 hours) 
3 
