Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Bulletin: 2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin Program: Physics Major (B.A./B.S.), Traditional Track Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Physics Major (B.A./B.S.), Traditional Track

70 credits

Physics Core Courses (48-49 credits)

Required Math Courses

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
MATH 230 - Calculus I

USI Core 39: Foundations-Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning.


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 4
MATH 235 - Calculus II
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 4
MATH 335 - Calculus III
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 4
MATH 366 - Differential Equations
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 3

Required Physics Courses

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
PHYS 107 - Physics Seminar
Term(s) Offered: Spring
Credits: 1
PHYS 205 - Intermediate Physics I

USI Core 39: Natural Science with Lab (BA and BS).


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 5
PHYS 205L - Intermediate Physics I Laboratory
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 0
PHYS 206 - Intermediate Physics II

USI Core 39: Natural Science with Lab (BA and BS).


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 5
PHYS 206L - Intermediate Physics II Laboratory
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 0
PHYS 361 - Modern Physics

USI Core 39: Ways of Knowing-Scientific and Mathematical Inquiry.


Term(s) Offered: Fall
Credits: 3
PHYS 365 - Experimental Physics Laboratory
Term(s) Offered: Irregularly offered
Credits: 3
PHYS 371 - Analytical Mechanics

USI Core 39: Ways of Knowing-Scientific and Mathematical Inquiry.


Term(s) Offered: Spring
Credits: 3
PHYS 381 - Electromagnetic Fields
Term(s) Offered: On demand
Credits: 3
PHYS 491 - Physics Senior Thesis
Term(s) Offered: Spring
Credits: 2-3

Required Chemistry Courses

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
CHEM 261 - General Chemistry I

USI Core 39: Natural Science with Lab (BA and BS).


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 4
CHEM 262 - General Chemistry II

USI Core 39: Ways of Knowing-Scientific and Mathematical Inquiry; Natural Science with Lab (BA and BS).


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 4

Traditional Track (21 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
PHYS 355 - Computational Physics
Term(s) Offered: Irregularly offered
Credits: 3
PHYS 375 - Mathematical Methods for Physicists
Term(s) Offered: Irregularly offered
Credits: 3
PHYS 429 - Quantum Mechanics
Term(s) Offered: On demand
Credits: 3
PHYS 439 - Thermodynamics
Term(s) Offered: On demand
Credits: 3
PHYS 481 - Electromagnetic Fields II
Term(s) Offered: Irregularly offered
Credits: 3
MATH 437 - Numerical Analysis
Term(s) Offered: Spring
Credits: 3
  • Math/Physics Elective (Credits: 3)
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