Sample Course Sequence for the Major in Physics

A course planning guide for this major may be found hereThe major course planning guides are not part of the official Undergraduate Bulletin, and are only updated periodically for use as an advising tool. The Undergraduate Bulletin supersedes any errors or omissions in the major course planning guides.  

FRESHMAN

FALL Credits
First Year Seminar 101 1
WRT 101 3
MAT 131 4
PHY 131/PHY 133 4
SBC 3
 Total 15
 
SPRING Credits
First Year Seminar 102 1
WRT 102 3
MAT 132 4
PHY 132/PHY 134 4
SBC 3
 Total 15
 
SOPHOMORE

FALL Credits
PHY 251/PHY 252 4
PHY 277 3
MAT 307 4
SBC 3
SBC
 3
 Total 17
 
SPRING Credits
 PHY 300 4
 MAT 308 4
 SBC 3
 SBC 3
 SBC
 3
 Total 17
 
JUNIOR

FALL Credits
PHY 301 3
PHY 303 3
PHY-related elective 3
MAT 341  3
SBC  3
 Total 15
 
SPRING Credits
PHY 306 3
PHY 308 3
PHY 335 3
MAT 342 3
SBC 3
 Total 15
 
SENIOR

FALL Credits
PHY 487  3
PHY elective  3
PHY-related elective  3
Upper-division SBC  3
Upper-division SBC  3
 Total 15
 
SPRING Credits
PHY 445 3
PHY elective  3
PHY-related elective   3 
PHY-related elective  3
Upper-division SBC 3
 Total 15