Feb 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Astrophysics Concentration 4YP


Physics, BS
Astrophysics Concentration
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Freshmen Seminar 1 ENGL 1020-English Composition II 3
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3 MATH 1920-Calculus & Analytic Geometry II 4
MATH 1910-Calculus & Analytic Geometry I 4 PHYS 2120/2121-University Physics II w/lab 4
PHYS 2110/2111-University Physics I w/lab 4 ASTR 1020/1021-Stellar Astronomy 4
ASTR 1010/1011-Planetary Astronomy 4    
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 15
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
SCH
History Core 3 History Core 3
COMM 2045-Public Speaking 3 CSCI 2000-Programming & Data Structures in C++ 4
MATH 2110-Calculus III 4 MATH 3120-Differential Equations I 3
ENGR 3003-Advanced Engineering Mathematics I 2 ENGR 3004-Advanced Engineering Mathematics II 2
PHYS 3000-Modern Physics 3 PHYS 3040/3041-Experimental Methods 4
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 16
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
SCH
Humanities/Fine Arts Core 3 Social/Behavioral Science Core 3
ENGR 3005-Advanced Engineering Mathematics III 2 ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3
PHYS 3610-Classical Mechanics I 3 PHYS 3630-Electricity & Magnetism I 3
PHYS 3250-Topics in Relativity 1 PHYS 3701-Advanced Lab 2
PHYS 4050-Seminar 1 PHYS 4050-Seminar 1
ASTR 3030/3031-Observational Methods 4 Elective (any level) 3
TOTAL SCH 14 TOTAL SCH 15
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Spring Semester
SCH
Humanities/Fine Arts Core 3 Social/Behavioral Science Core 3
PHYS 3800-Quantum Mechanics I 3 PHYS 4990-Capstone 1
PHYS 4000/4001-Computational Physics 4 ASTR 4020-Astrophysics II 3
PHYS 4050-Seminar 1 Elective (any level) 4
ASTR 4010-Astrophysics I 3 Elective (any level) 4
TOTAL SCH 14 TOTAL SCH 15
    Total Student Credit Hours for Degree 120

*For this degree a student must complete a total of 33 upper division (3000-4999) credit hours.