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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Physics Major


Physics, BS
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Transition to the University 1 ENGL 1020-English Composition II 3
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3 COMM 1010-Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MATH 1910-Calculus & Analytic Geometry I 4 MATH 1920-Calculus & Analytic Geometry II 4
PHYS 2110/2111-University Physics I w/lab 4 PHYS 2120/2121-University Physics II w/lab 4
Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3    
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 14
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
SCH
CSCI 2000-Programming & Data Structures in C++ 4 MATH 3120-Differential Equations I 3
MATH 2110-Calculus 4 ENGL 2700-Scientific Writing 3
PHYS 3550/3551-Experimental Methods w/lab 4 PHYS 3005-Theoretical Methods 4
PHYS 3700-Intro to Modern Physics 3 PHYS 3701-Advanced Lab 2
PHYS 3250-Topics in Relativity 1 Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 15
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
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History Core 3 PHYS 3030-Electricity & Magnetism 3
PHYS 3010-Intermediate Mechanics 3 Major Science Elective, upper or lower level 4
PHYS 4000/4001-Computational Methods w/lab 4 Major Science Elective, upper level 3
Major Science Elective, upper or lower level 4 History Core 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3
TOTAL SCH 14 TOTAL SCH 16
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Spring Semester
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PHYS 3800-Quantum Mechanics 3 General Elective 4
Major Science Elective, upper level 3 Major Science Elective, upper level 4
Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3 General Elective 3
General Elective 4 General Elective 3
ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3    
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 14
    Total Student Credit Hours for Degree 120

*For this degree a student must complete a total of 39 upper division (3000-4999) credit hours.