2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Physics, Bachelor of Science

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 68
Electives 0
Other Requirements 12
Total Credit Hours 120

Curriculum 

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
MTH 184 Calculus I 4
MTH 251 Calculus II 4
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
PHY 160 University Physics I 4
PHY 160L University Physics Laboratory I 1
PHY 161 University Physics II 4
PHY 161L University Physics Laboratory II 1
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
 Credits29
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
Select one of the following Cultural Perspectives (Humanities): 3
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT  
African-American Music  
XXX XXXElective from General Education Core 3
XXX XXXElective (unrestricted) 3
CSC 169 Introduction to Computer Science 3
MTH 252 Calculus III 4
MTH 372 Differential Equations 3
PHY 241 Physics Seminar 1
PHY 260 University Physics III 4
PHY 345 Mathematical Methods Physical Sciences I 3
PHY 350 Modern Physics 3
PHY 351 Modern Physics 2
 Credits33
Third Year
CHM 221 General Chemistry I 3
CHM 221L General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
CHM 222 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 222L General Chemistry II Laboratory 1
PHY 365 Physical Mechanics 3
PHY 366 Physical Mechanics 3
PHY 375 Electricity and Magnetism I 3
PHY 380 Quantum Mechanics I 3
PHY 399 Advanced Laboratory 2
PHY 445 Mathematical Methods for Physical Sciences II 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
XXX XXXSocial Science Elective from the General Core 3
 Credits31
Fourth Year
XXX XXXElective (unrestricted) 9
Select one of the following Cultural Perspectives - Social Sciences: 3
African-American History  
African-American History Since 1865  
Modern African History & Cultures 1600-PRESENT  
African American Health  
PHY 356 Heat and Thermodynamics 3
PHY 468 Optics 3
PHY 475 Electricity and Magnetism II 3
PHY 480 Quantum Mechanics II 3
PHY 498 Sr Project I 2
PHY 499 Sr Project II 2
 Credits28
 Total Credits121