Curriculum for Physics

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Freshman Fall Semester Freshman Spring Semester
Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr
26-201 General Physics I* 4 26-202 General Physics II* 4
25-251 Calculus I 4 25-252 Calculus II 4
24-101 Gen and Analytical Chemistry I 4 26-220 Scientific Programming 3
01-101 English Composition I* 3 01-102 English Composition II* 3
26-191 University Seminar I* 1 26-192 University Seminar II* 1
           
 
Total Credits
16  
Total Credits
15
Sophomore Fall Semester Sophomore Spring Semester
Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr
26-313 Analytic Mechanics I 3 26-314 Analytic Mechanics II 3
26-316 Introduction to Optics* 4 50-309 Electronic Circuit Analysis I 4
25-351 Differential Equations 3 25-253 Calculus III 4
01-xxx World Literature Elective* 3 01-200 Speech 3
16-100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 xx-xxx Arts and Humanities Elective 3
           
 
Total Credits
15  
Total Credits
17
Junior Fall Semester Junior Spring Semester
Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr
26-361 Modern Physics 3 26-362 Quantum Mechanics 3
26-331 Math Methods of Physics I 3 26-332 Math Methods of Physics II 3
26-305 Thermal Physics 3 26-xxx Technical Elective 3/4
xx-xxx Technical Elective 3/4 31-395 Global Societies 3
34-xxx World History Elective 3 xx-xxx Social Science Elective 3
           
 
Total Credits
15-16  
Total Credits
15-16
Senior Fall Semester Senior Spring Semester
Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr
26-401 Electricity and Magnetism I 3 26-402 Electricity and Magnetism II 3
26-407 Advanced Modern Physics 4 26-418 Theoretical & Experimental Research** 3
26-451 Introduction to Research* 3 26-xxx Technical Elective 3/4
26-xxx Technical Elective 3/4 xx-xxx Technical Elective 3/4
xx-xxx Arts and Humanities Elective 3      
           
 
Total Credits
16-17  
Total Credits
12-14
Total Credits: 121-126

** Senior Capstone
*   Writing Intensive Course(s)

Students will complete a course that addresses the African-American experience.  This course may also satisfy the arts & humanities elective, the social science elective or can be taken to fulfill a free elective