BS Physics

Fall 2019

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Physics
Concentration: Math, Chemistry or Engineering

General Education Core Curriculum

Communication - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 - Composition I

Select one from:

  • COMM 1315 - Public Speaking I
  • COMM 1321 - Business and Professional Speech
  • DSDE 1371 - ASL I
  • FREN 1311 - Beginning French I
  • SPAN 1311 - Beginning Spanish I

Mathematics - 3 Hours:

MATH 2413 - Calculus and Analytical Geometry I

Life and Physical Sciences - 2 Courses:

PHYS 2425 - University Physics I

PHYS 2426 - University Physics II

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours From:

ENGL 2300 - Close Reading II

ENGL 2310 - British Literature Before 1800

ENGL 2320 - British Literature After 1800

ENGL 2322 - British Literature

ENGL 2326 - American Literature

ENGL 2331 - World Literature

ENGL 2371 - Masterworks of Asian Literature

ENGL 2376 - African American Literature

PHIL 1370 - Philosophy of Knowledge

PHIL 2306 - Ethics

Creative Arts - 3 Hours From:

ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation

ARTS 1303 - Art History I

COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation

DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation

MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation

MUSI 1310 - History of Rock and Roll

PHIL 1330 - Arts and Ideas

THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

American History - 6 Hours From:

HIST 1301 - US History I 1763-1877

HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877

HIST 2301 - Texas History

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours:

ECON 1301 - Principles and Policies

ECON 2301 - Principles of Economics I Macro

ECON 2302 - Principles of Economics II Micro

INEN 2373 - Engineering Economics

PSYC 2301 - General Psychology

SOCI 1301 - Introduction to Sociology

Component Area Option - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

MATH 2414 - Calculus and Analytical Geometry II

Required Courses for Major

PHYS 3350 - Modern Physics

PHYS 3380 - Electricity and Magnetism

PHYS 3390 - Statistical Physics

PHYS 3430 - Analytical Mechanics

PHYS 4310 - Experiments in Physics

PHYS 4320 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

PHYS 4370 - Solid State Physics

PHYS 4480 - Optics

Additional Requirements

CHEM 1311/1111 General Chemistry I with lab

CHEM 1312/1112 - General Chemistry II with lab

MATH 3301 - Ordinary Differential Equations

MATH 3328 - Linear Algebra

MATH 3435 - Calculus and Analytical Geometry III

Concentration Area

Choose one of the following:

  • Math Concentration
    • MATH 4302 - Partial Differential Equations
    • upper level Math electives (3000-4000 level)
  • Chemistry Concentration
    • CHEM 3401 - Quantitative Analysis
    • CHEM 4311 - Physical chemistry
  • Engineering Concontration
    • CVEN 2301 - Statics
    • MEEN 2302 - Dynamics
    • ELEN 2411 - Circuits

Elective Courses

PHYS electives (such as PHYS 4314, 4101, 4201, 4301) and general electives are available in order to attain 120 hours

Hours

121