Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Natural Science, B.A. - Physics Track

Four-Year Academic Map 2020-2021

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2020-2021 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

This academic plan is for freshmen who place into CHEM 161 and MATH 241 . Students who place into lower Math and Chemistry courses will have additional coursework. Please contact your advisor.

Year 1: 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

Year 1: 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

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 272 4
PHYS 170L 1
MATH 243 3
MATH 300 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
Credits 14

Year 2: 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

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 274 3
MATH 115 3
DS: Social Science II 3
WI Elective 3
GL: Language Arts 3
GEOL 111L 1
Credits 16

Year 3: 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
Elective 3
Credits 16

Year 4: 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

Year 4: Spring Semester

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