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BA Natural Science: Physics Track

Four-Year Academic Map 2018-2019

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This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2018-2019 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan.

Academic plan for freshmen that test into Chemistry 161 and Math 241

Y1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
BIOL 171 3
BIOL 171L 1
CHEM 161 (DP: Physical Science) 3
CHEM 161L (DY: Science Laboratory) 1
MATH 241 (FQ: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
Credits 15

Y1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 170 4
CHEM 162 3
CHEM 162L 1
MATH 242 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
Credits 15

Y2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 272 3
PHYS 170L 1
MATH 243 3
MATH 300 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
Credits 14

Y2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 211 or PHYS 230 3
PHYS 272L 1
BIOL 172 3
GEOL 111 3
DS: Social Science I 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 16

Y3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 274 3
MATH 121 3
DS: Social Science II 3
WI Elective 3
GL: Language Arts 3
GEOL 111L 1
Credits 16

Y3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 330, PHYS 331, PHYS 341 or PHYS 360 3
PHYS 371 3
GEOL 112 (DB: Biological Science) 3
GEOL 112L 1
GE GCC 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 15

Y4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
Allied Science Elective 3
GE HPP 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
Upper Elective 3
BIOL 172L 1
Credits 13

Y4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
NSCI 476 WI 3
Allied Science Elective 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes:

  1. Minimum number of upper division credits for the Physics track is 21.
  2. MATH 241 formerly offered as MATH 205, MATH 242 formerly offered as MATH 206, MATH 243 formerly offered as MATH 231.