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College of Arts & Sciences
Physics and Astronomy


Information for Advisors and Advisees

Information for Advisors and Advisees

 

Physics Curriculum Tables
Curriculum 1
A student without AP physics and calculus that places into MATH 141 takes:

Freshmen

Fall

Spring

MATH 141

PHYS 211 (501)

CHEM 111

MATH 142

ENGL 101

CHEM 112

HIST (GROUP)

ENGL 102

PHYS 199

GROUPS

Sophomore

Fall

Spring

MATH 241

MATH 242

PHYS 212 (501)

PHYS 307

PHYS 308

PHYS 309

GROUP

GROUP

Junior

Fall

Spring

MATH 544 or 550 or 5XX

MATH 5XX

PHYS 501

PHYS 502

PHYS 306

PHYS 506

ELECTIVES

ELECTIVES

Senior

Fall

Spring

PHYS 512 / PHYS 514 / PHYS 521

PHYS 511 or PHYS 509

PHYS 503

PHYS 504

ELECTIVES

ELECTIVES

     

Curriculum 2
A student with one semester of AP calculus/No AP physics takes:

Freshmen

Fall

Spring

PHYS 211 (501)

PHYS 212 (501)

MATH 142

MATH 241

PHYS 199

MATH 242 (opt)

GROUPS

GROUPS

Sophomore

Fall

Spring

PHYS 306

PHYS 307

MATH 242 (or 5XX)

MATH 5XX

PHYS 308

PHYS 309

ELECTIVES

ELECTIVES

Junior

Fall

Spring

MATH 544 or 550 or 5XX

MATH 5XX

PHYS 501

PHYS 502

 

PHYS 506

ELECTIVES (PHYS 515)

ELECTIVES

Senior

Fall

Spring

PHYS 512 / PHYS 514 / PHYS 521

PHYS 511 or PHYS 509

PHYS 503

PHYS 504

ELECTIVES

ELECTIVES