Minimum requirements for the B.S. 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
PHYS 3742Electromagnetic Field Theory 23
PHYS 3750Mathematical Physics3
PHYS 5810Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Statistical Mechanics 13
PHYS 5811Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Statistical Mechanics 23
Mathematics Courses:
MATH 1571Calculus 14
MATH 1572Calculus 24
MATH 2673Calculus 34
MATH 3705Differential Equations3
One additional 3 s.h. upper division elective in mathematics is required for the mathematics minor.3
Other Courses:
CHEM 1515
1515L
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 1 Laboratory
4
CHEM 1516
1516L
General Chemistry 2
and General Chemistry 2 Laboratory
4
ECEN 2614Basics of Electrical Engineering3
Select one of the following programming courses3-4
UNIX Environment
Programming and Problem-Solving
Electives:
If CIS 3735 is selected, 8 hours of upper division electives and 9 hours of any level electives; OR if CSIS 2610 is selected, 11 hours of upper division electives and 5 hours of any level electives needed17-16
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
First-Year Experience Course 3
MATH 1572 Calculus 2 (P) 4
 Semester Hours16
Year 2
Fall
PHYS 3704
3704L
Modern Physics
and Modern Physics Laboratory (P)
5
MATH 2673 Calculus 3 (P) 4
CSIS 2610
Programming and Problem-Solving
or UNIX Environment
4-3
ENGL 1551 Writing 2 3
 Semester Hours16-15
Spring
PHYS 3705
3705L
Thermodynamics and Classical Statistical Dynamics
and Thermodynamics and Classical Statistical Mechanics Laboratory (P)
4
MATH 3705 Differential Equations (P) 3
Social & Personal Awareness GER Domain 3
Arts & Humanities GER Domain 3
CMST 1545 Communication Foundations 3
 Semester Hours16
Year 3
Fall
PHYS 3703 Classical Mechanics and Dynamics (P) 4
PHYS 3741 Electromagnetic Field Theory 1 (P) 3
PHYS 3750 Mathematical Physics 3
Social Sciences GER Domain 3
Arts & Humanities GER Domain 3
 Semester Hours16
Spring
ECEN 2614 Basics of Electrical Engineering 3
PHYS 3742 Electromagnetic Field Theory 2 (P) 3
Math Elective (Upper Division) 3
Social Sciences GER Domain 3
 Semester Hours12
Year 4
Fall
PHYS 4805 Undergraduate Physics Research 3
PHYS 5810 Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Statistical Mechanics 1 (P) 3
Electives (Upper Division) 8
 Semester Hours14
Spring
PHYS 5811 Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Statistical Mechanics 2 (P) 3
Social & Personal Awareness GER Domain 3
Elective (Upper Division if CSIS 2610; any level if CIS 3735)) 3
Electives at any level: 5 hours if CSIS 2610; 6 hours if CIS 3735 5-6
 Semester Hours14-15
 Total Semester Hours120