Minimum requirements for the B.A. degree in Physics with a minor in mathematics

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General Education Requirements
Core Competencies9
Writing 1
Writing 2
Communication Foundations
Mathematics requirement included in minor
Arts and Humanities6
Natural Sciences included in major
Social Science6
Social and Personal Awareness6
General Education Elective / First-Year Experience3
Major Requirements
Physics Courses:
PHYS 2610
2610L
General Physics 1
and General Physics laboratory 1
5
PHYS 2611
2611L
General Physics 2
and General Physics laboratory 2
5
PHYS 3703Classical Mechanics and Dynamics4
PHYS 3704
3704L
Modern Physics
and Modern Physics Laboratory
5
PHYS 3705
3705L
Thermodynamics and Classical Statistical Dynamics
and Thermodynamics and Classical Statistical Mechanics Laboratory
4
PHYS 3741Electromagnetic Field Theory 13
PHYS 4805Undergraduate Physics Research3
Physics upper division Elective3
Mathematics Courses:
MATH 1571Calculus 14
MATH 1572Calculus 24
MATH 2673Calculus 34
MATH 3705Differential Equations3
Minor Course:
One additional 3 s.h. upper division elective in mathematics is required for the mathematics minor.3
Other courses:
FNLG 1550Elementary Foreign Language4
FNLG 2600Intermediate Foreign Language4
CHEM 1515General Chemistry 14
General Chemistry 1 Laboratory
CHEM 1516General Chemistry 24
General Chemistry 2 Laboratory
Electives:
20 additional hours of upper division electives and 4 hours of electives at any level are required24
Total Semester Hours120
Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallS.H.
PHYS 2610
2610L
General Physics 1
and General Physics laboratory 1 (P, NS)
5
ENGL 1550 Writing 1 3
CHEM 1515
1515L
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 1 Laboratory (NS)
4
MATH 1571 Calculus 1 (P) 4
 Semester Hours16
Spring
PHYS 2611
2611L
General Physics 2
and General Physics laboratory 2 (P, NS)
5
CHEM 1516
1516L
General Chemistry 2
and General Chemistry 2 Laboratory (P, NS)
4
MATH 1572 Calculus 2 (P) 4
First-Year Experience Course 3
 Semester Hours16
Year 2
Fall
PHYS 3704
3704L
Modern Physics
and Modern Physics Laboratory (P)
5
MATH 2673 Calculus 3 (P) 4
FNLG 1550 Elementary Foreign Language 4
ENGL 1551 Writing 2 3
 Semester Hours16
Spring
PHYS 3705
3705L
Thermodynamics and Classical Statistical Dynamics
and Thermodynamics and Classical Statistical Mechanics Laboratory (P)
4
MATH 3705 Differential Equations (P) 3
FNLG 2600 Intermediate Foreign Language 4
Arts & Humanities GER Domain 3
 Semester Hours14
Year 3
Fall
PHYS 3703 Classical Mechanics and Dynamics (P) 4
PHYS 3741 Electromagnetic Field Theory 1 (P) 3
Social Sciences GER Domain 3
Upper Division Math (P) 3
CMST 1545 Communication Foundations 3
 Semester Hours16
Spring
Arts & Humanities GER Domain 3
Elective 4
Physics upper division Elective 3
Social Sciences GER Domain 3
 Semester Hours13
Year 4
Fall
PHYS 4805 Undergraduate Physics Research (Capstone, P) 3
Social & Personal Awareness GER Domain 3
Electives (Upper Division) 8
 Semester Hours14
Spring
Social & Personal Awareness GER Domain 3
Electives (Upper Division) 12
 Semester Hours15
 Total Semester Hours120