Bachelor of Arts

For students who want to minor in another science or engineering or who are planning employment or graduate studies outside the sciences in fields such as medicine, law, business, journalism, secondary school teaching, etc.

Freshman Year

First Semester Credits Second Semester Credits
PHY 2410 - University Phy: Mechanics
PHY 2411 - Lab: Mechanics
3/1 PHY 2412 - Univ Physics: Elec & Mag
PHY 2413 - Lab: Elec & Magnetism
3/1
PHY 2601 - Computational Phy Lab I 1 PHY 2603 - Computational Phy Lab II 1
MAT 1500 - Calculus I 4 MAT 1505 - Calculus II 4
Foreign Language I 3 Foreign Language II 3
Humanities Seminar (ACS)*
3 Humanities Seminar (ACS)*
3
Humanities Elective (Core)* 3 Humanities Elective (Core)* 3
Total Credits 18 Total Credits 18

Sophomore Year

First Semester Credits Second Semester Credits

PHY 2414 - Univ Physics: Thermo

PHY 2415 - Lab: Thermodynamics

3/1

PHY 2416 - Modern Physics


PHY 2417 - Lab: Modern Physics

3/1
PHY 3310 - Electronics
PHY 3311 - Electronics Lab
3/1 PHY 4200 - Mathematical Physics I 3
MAT 2500 - Calculus III
4 MAT 2705 - Diff Equations
4
CHM 1151- General Chemistry I 4 CHM 1152 - General Chemistry II 4
CHM 1103 - General Chemistry Lab I 1 Humanities Elective (Core)* 3
Total Credits 17 Total Credits 18

Junior Year

First Semester Credits Second Semester Credits
PHY 4100 - Mechanics I 3 PHY 4303 - Mechanics II
2
PHY 4301 - Experimental Methods I 2 PHY 5100 - Quantum Mechanics 3
minor/concentration**
2 Free Elective 3
Social Sciences Electives (Core)* 3 Social Sciences Electives (Core)* 3
Humanities Electives (Core)* 3 Humanities Electives (Core)* 3
Humanities Electives (Core)* 3 Humanities Electives (Core) * 3
Total Credits 17 Total Credits 17

Senior Year

First Semester Credits Second Semester Credits
PHY 4000 - Elec & Magnetism I
PHY 4001 - Elec & Magnetism I Lab
3/1 minor/concentration**
3
minor/concentration** 3
Free Elective
3    
Free Elective 3 Physics Elective**
3
Humanities Elective (Core)*
3 Humanities Elective (Core)*
3
Social Sciences Elective (Core)*
3 Humanities Elective (Core)* 3
Total Credits 16 Total Credits 15

* Must satisfy the core requirements of the College of Arts & Sciences.
**or technical elective. Approval of the Physics chairperson required.

 

Total Credits 136