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Physics - 2-Year Course sCHEDULE

Physics: Two-Year Course Offerings (Bachelor of Science)


Subject Catalog Number & Course Title Fall Spring Summer Fall Spring Summer
Odd Years Even Years Even Years Even Years Odd Years Odd Years
ASTR 1103: Lab For Stars and Galaxies X   X X    
ASTR 1104: Lab For The Solar System   X X   X  
ASTR 1303: Introduction to Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies X     X   X
ASTR 1304: Introduction to Astronomy: The Solar System   X     X X
ASTR 3311: Modern Astronomy X X X X X X
ASTR 4311: Universal Origins X
ASTR 4312: Principles of Astrobiophysics X
ASTR 4391: Selected Topics
ASTR 5131: Graduate Astronomy X
ASTR 5231: Stellar Structure & Evolution X
ASTR 5331: Remote Sensing Instr & Techn X
ASTR 5431: Fundamentals Of Astrodynamics X
ASTR 5432: Perturbation Methods in Astrodynamics X
ASTR 5531: Planetary Science X
PHYS 1101: Lab For College Physics I X     X    
PHYS 1102: Lab For College Physics II   X     X  
PHYS 1301: College Physics I X     X    
PHYS 1302: College Physics II   X     X  
PHYS 2125: Lab For University Physics I X X
PHYS 2126: Lab For University Physics II X X
PHYS 3103: Laboratory for Modern Physics X X
PHYS 2325: University Physics I X X
PHYS 2326: University Physics II X X
PHYS 3303: Modern Physics X X
PHYS 3311: Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering I X X
PHYS 3312: Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering II X X
PHYS 3321: Intermediate Mechanics X X
PHYS 4322: Mechanics of Materials X X
PHYS 3331: Intermediate Electromagnetism X X
PHYS 4333: Special Relativity X
PHYS 3342: Quantum Mechanics X X
PHYS 3351: Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics X X
PHYS 4352: Fluids and Heat Transfer X X
PHYS 4362: Fundamentals of Astroparticle Physics X X
PHYS 4372: Research Seminar X X
PHYS 5031: Experiments in Modern Physics X X
PHYS 5311: Recitation for Electrodynamics X X
PHYS 5331: Electrodynamics X X
PHYS 5411: Recitation for Classical Mechanics X X
PHYS 5431: Classical Mechanics X X
PHYS 5511: Recitation for Mathematical Methods in PHYS I X X
PHYS 5531: Mathematical Methods in Physics I X X
PHYS 5611: Recitation for Quantum Mechanics I X X
PHYS 5612: Recitation for Quantum Mechanics II X X
PHYS 5631: Quantum Mechanics I X X
PHYS 5632: Quantum Mechanics II X X
PHYS 5711: Recitation for Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics X X
PHYS 5731: Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics X X
PHYS 6132: General Relativity X
PHYS 6838: Research Project And Seminar X X

Physics: Four-Year Study Plan: (BS)

Physics: Four-Year Recommended Plan of Study (Bachelor of Science)


Lower Level (First and Second Years)   Upper Level (Third and Fourth Years)
Semester 1 Hours Summer Hours
MATH 2413 Calculus 1 4 PHYS 3303/3103 Modern Physics with Lab 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4    
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3 Semester 5 Hours
HIST 1301 American History 1 3 PHYS 3311 Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering 1 3
Total Semester Hours 14 PHYS 3331 Intermediate Electromagnetism 3
    PHYS 3351 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 3
Semester 2 Hours WRIT 3315 Technical Writing 3
MATH 2414 Calculus 2 4 Total Semester Hours 12
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II 4    
ENGL 1302 Composition 2 3 Semester 6 Hours
HIST 1302 American History 2 3 PHYS 3312 Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering 2 3
Humanities 3 PHYS 3321 Intermediate Mechanics 3
Total Semester Hours 17 PHYS 3342 Quantum Mechanics 3
    SCE Elective 3
Semester 3 Hours Total Semester Hours 12
MATH 2415 Calculus 3 4    
PHYS 2425 University Physics 1 with Lab 4 Summer Hours
GOVT 2301 Government 1 3 SCE Electives 3
Scientific Programming Language 3    
Total Semester Hours 14 Semester 7 Hours
    PHYS 4389 Independent Study Research 3
Semester 4 Hours SCE Elective 3
PHYS 2426 University Physics 2 with Lab 4 SCE Elective 3
GOVT 2302 Government 2 3 SCE Elective 3
Visual & Performing Arts 3 Total Semester Hours 12
Speech Communication 3    
Social & Behavioral Science 3 Semester 8 Hours
Total Semester Hours 16 PHYS 4372 Research Seminar 3
    SCE Elective 4
    SCE Elective 3
    SCE Elective 3
    Total Semester Hours 13
    Summer Hours
    SCE Electives 3
       
Total Hours 61 Total Hours 56

Four-Year Study Plan: Physics (Bachelor of Science)

Physics: Four-Year Recommended Plan of Study | Engineering Sub-Plan (Bachelor of Science)


Lower Level (First and Second Years)   Upper Level (Third and Fourth Years)
Semester 1 Hours Summer Hours
MATH 2413 Calculus 1 4 PHYS 3303/3103 Modern Physics with Lab 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4    
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3 Semester 5 Hours
HIST 1301 American History 1 3 PHYS 3311 Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering 1 3
Total Semester Hours 14 PHYS 3331 Intermediate Electromagnetism 3
  PHYS 3351 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 3
Semester 2 Hours CENG 3264 Introduction to Engineering 2
MATH 2414 Calculus 2 4 WRIT 3315 Technical Writing 3
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II 4 Total Semester Hours 14
ENGL 1302 Composition 2 3  
HIST 1302 American History 2 3 Semester 6 Hours
Humanities 3 PHYS 3312 Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering 2 3
Total Semester Hours 17 PHYS 3321 Intermediate Mechanics 3
  PHYS 3342 Quantum Mechanics 3
Semester 3 Hours SENG 4310 Introduction to Systems Engineering 3
MATH 2415 Calculus 3 4 Total Semester Hours 12
PHYS 2425 University Physics 1 with Lab 4  
GOVT 2301 Government 1 3 Summer Hours
Scientific Programming Language 3 SCE Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 14  
  Semester 5 Hours
Semester 4 Hours PHYS 4389 Independent Study Research 3
PHYS 2426 University Physics 2 with Lab 4 CENG 3312 Digital Circuits and Lab 4
GOVT 2302 Government 2 3 PHYS 4322 Mechanics of Materials 3
Visual & Performing Arts 3 SCE Elective 3
Speech Communication 3 Total Semester Hours 13
Social & Behavioral Science 3  
Total Semester Hours 16 Semester 5 Hours
  PHYS 4372 Research Seminar 3
    CENG 3313 Linear Circuits and Lab 4
  PHYS 4352 Fluids and Heat Transfer 3
  SCE Elective 3
  Total Semester Hours 13
   
Total Hours 61 Total Hours 59
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Graduate: Recommended Plan of Study

Four-Year Study Plan: Physics (Bachelor of Science)

Physics: Two-Year Recommended Plan of Study (Master of Science)


Semester 1 Hours
PHYS 5531/5511 Mathematical Methods in Physics 1 and Recitation 4
PHYS 5431/5411 Classical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5631/5611 Quantum Mechanics 1 and Recitation 4
One Hour Graduate Physics Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 9
   
Semester 2 Hours
PHYS 5331/5311 Electrodynamics and Recitation 4
PHYS 5731/5711 Statistical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5632/5612 Quantum Mechanics 2 and Recitation 4
One Hour Graduate Physics Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 9
   
Semester 3 Hours
PHYS 5939 Independent Study or PHYS 6939 Master's Thesis Research 3
PHYS 5431/5411 Classical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5631/5611 Quantum Mechanics 1 and Recitation 4
SCE Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 10
   
Semester 4 Hours
PHYS 6838 Research Project and Seminar or PHYS 6939 Master's Thesis Research 3
PHYS 5731/5711 Statistical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5632/5612 Quantum Mechanics 2 and Recitation 4
One Hour Graduate Physics Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 8
   
Total Hours 36

Collaborative PhD in Physics

Physics: Two-Year Recommended Plan of Study | Collaborative PhD


 
Semester 1 Hours
PHYS 5531/5511 Mathematical Methods in Physics 1 and Recitation 4
PHYS 5431/5411 Classical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5631/5611 Quantum Mechanics 1 and Recitation 4
One Hour Graduate Physics Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 9
   
Semester 2 Hours
PHYS 5331/5311 Electrodynamics and Recitation 4
PHYS 5731/5711 Statistical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5632/5612 Quantum Mechanics 2 and Recitation 4
One Hour Graduate Physics Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 9
   
Semester 3 Hours
PHYS 5939 Independent Study or PHYS 6939 Master's Thesis Research 3
PHYS 5431/5411 Classical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5631/5611 Quantum Mechanics 1 and Recitation 4
SCE Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 10
   
Semester 4 Hours
PHYS 6838 Research Project and Seminar or PHYS 6939 Master's Thesis Research 3
PHYS 5731/5711 Statistical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5632/5612 Quantum Mechanics 2 and Recitation 4
One Hour Graduate Physics Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 8
   
Total Hours 36

Two-Year Study Plan: Technical Management PSM Sub-Plan

Physics: Two-Year Recommended Plan of Study | Technical Management Sub-Plan


 
Semester 1 Hours
PHYS 5531/5511 Mathematical Methods in Physics 1 and Recitation 4
PHYS 5431/5411 Classical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5631/5611 Quantum Mechanics 1 and Recitation 4
One Hour Graduate Physics Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 9
   
Semester 2 Hours
PHYS 5331/5311 Electrodynamics and Recitation 4
PHYS 5731/5711 Statistical Mechanics and Recitation 4
SENG or MGMT Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 11
   
Semester 3 Hours
PHYS 5431/5411 Classical Mechanics and Recitation or PHYS 5631/5611 Quantum Mechanics 1 and Recitation 4
SENG or MGMT Elective 3
SENG or MGMT Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 10
   
Semester 4 Hours
PHYS 5739 Internship or PHYS 6838 Research Project and Seminar 3
SENG or MGMT Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 6
   
Total Hours 36

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