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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
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3 PHYS 3033/3013 Modern Physics with Lab 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry 1 4    
HIST 1301 American History 1 3 Semester 5 Hours
Computer: Intro to Computers/Programming 3 PHYS 4131 Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering 1 3
Total Semester Hours 13 PHYS 4531 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 3
    SCE Elective 3
Semester 2 Hours SCE Elective 3
ENGL 2311 Technical Writing 3 Total Semester Hours 12
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry 2 4    
HIST 1302 American History 2 3 Semester 6 Hours
Scientific Programming Language 3 PHYS 4132 Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering 2 3
Total Semester Hours 13 PHYS 4231 Intermediate Mechanics 3
    SCE Elective 3
  SCE Elective 3
Semester 3 Hours Total Semester Hours 12
PHYS 2423 University Physics 1 with Lab 4    
MATH 2413 Calculus 1 4 Summer Hours
GOVT 2301 Government 1 3 SCE Electives 4
Speech Communication 3    
Visual & Performing Arts 3    
Total Semester Hours 17 Semester 7 Hours
    PHYS 4839 Independent Study Research 3
Semester 4 Hours PHYS 4331 Intermediate Electromagnetism 3
PHYS 2425 University Physics 2 with Lab 4 SCE Elective 3
MATH 2413 Calculus 1 4 SCE Elective 3
Social & Behavioral Science 3 Total Semester Hours 12
Humanities 3    
Total Semester Hours 16 Semester 8 Hours
    PHYS 4732 Modern Physics Research Seminar 3
    PHYS 4432 Quantum Mechanics 3
    SCE Elective 3
    SCE Elective 3
    Total Semester Hours 12
       
    Summer Hours
    SCE Electives 4
     
Total Hours 60 Total Hours 60

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
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3 PHYS 3033/3013 Modern Physics with Lab 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry 1 4    
HIST 1301 American History 1 3 Semester 5 Hours
Computer: Intro to Computers/Programming 3 PHYS 4131 Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering 1 3
Total Semester Hours 13 PHYS 4531 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 3
    CENG 3624 Introduction to Engineering 2
Semester 2 Hours SCE Electives 4
ENGL 2311 Technical Writing 3 Total Semester Hours 12
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry 2 4    
HIST 1302 American History 2 3    
Scientific Programming Language 3 Semester 6 Hours
Total Semester Hours 13 PHYS 4132 Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering 2 3
    PHYS 4231 Intermediate Mechanics 3
    SENG 4130 Introduction to Systems Engineering 3
Semester 3 Hours SCE Electives 3
PHYS 2423 University Physics 1 with Lab 4 Total Semester Hours 12
MATH 2413 Calculus 1 4    
GOVT 2301 Government 1 3 Summer Hours
Speech Communication 3 SCE Elective 3
Visual & Performing Arts 3    
Total Semester Hours 17    
    Semester 5 Hours
Semester 4 Hours PHYS 4839 Independent Study Research 3
PHYS 2425 University Physics 2 with Lab 4 CENG 3132 Digital Circuits and Lab 4
MATH 2413 Calculus 1 4 PHYS 4232 Mechanics of Materials 3
Social & Behavioral Science 3 PHYS 4331 Intermediate Electromagnetism 3
Humanities 3 Total Semester Hours 13
Total Semester Hours 17  
    Semester 5 Hours
    PHYS 4732 Modern Physics Research Seminar 3
    CENG 3133 Linear Circuits and Lab 4
    PHYS 4532 Fluids and Heat Transfer 3
    PHYS 4432 Quantum Mechanics 3
    Total Semester Hours 13
    Summer  
    SCE Elective 3
       
Total Hours 60 Total Hours 60
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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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