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

COURSE TITLE S.H.
FIRST YEAR REQUIREMENT -STUDENT SUCCESS
YSU 1500Success Seminar1-2
or SS 1500 Strong Start Success Seminar
or HONR 1500 Intro to Honors
General Education Requirements
ENGL 1550Writing 13-4
or ENGL 1549 Writing 1 with Support
ENGL 1551Writing 23
CMST 1545Communication Foundations3
Mathematics requirement (met with MATH in major)
Arts and Humanities (6 s.h.)6
Natural Sciences (2 courses, 1 with lab) (6-7 s.h.)
Requirement met through courses in the major
Social Science (6 s.h.)6
Social and Personal Awareness (6 s.h.)6
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 1515
1515L
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 1 Laboratory
4
CHEM 1516
1516L
General Chemistry 2
and General Chemistry 2 Laboratory
4
Electives:
21 additional hours of upper division electives and 5 hours of electives at any level are required26
Total Semester Hours120-122
Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallS.H.
YSU 1500 Success Seminar 1
PHYS 2610
2610L
General Physics 1
and General Physics Laboratory 1 (P, NS)
5
ENGL 1550
Writing 1
or Writing 1 with Support
3-4
CHEM 1515
1515L
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 1 Laboratory (NS)
4
MATH 1571 Calculus 1 (P) 4
 Semester Hours17-18
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 Hours121-122