B.S. in Applied Physics

 

This program is designed for students who are interested in applications of physics to meet the needs of society. It is a four-year program that combines the course in the Dual-Degree Engineering program and the B.S. in Physics program.

 

Typical Schedule of Classes

 

Year 1 Fall Semester

 

Year 1 Spring Semester

PHYS 161

MATH 161

ENGL 101

INDS 101

General Physics I

Calculus I

Composition I

Freshman Seminar

General Studies

Total

  4

  4

  3

  1

  3

15

 

PHYS 162

MATH 162

MATH 163

ENGL 102

 

General Physics II

Calculus II

Technology for Calculus

Composition II

General Studies

Total

  4

  4

  1

  3

  3

15

 

Year 2 Fall Semester

 

Year 2 Spring Semester

PHYS 210

PHYS 211L

PHYS 309

COMM 211

 

Light & Atomic Physics

Light & Atomic Lab

Engineering Mechanics

Oral Communication

General Studies

Total

  3

  1

  3

  3

  6

16

 

 

PHYS 220

PHYS 221L

PHYS 311

MATH 223

INDS 120

Nuclear Physics

Nuclear Physics Lab

Mechanics of Materials

Calculus III

Humanities

General Studies

Total

  3

  1

  3

  4

  3

  3

17

 

Year 3 Fall Semester

 

Year 3 Spring Semester

PHYS 260

PHYS 261L

PHYS 305L PHYS 340

MATH 230

CSCI 230

 

 

Digital Electronics

Digital Electronics Lab Electro-Optics Lab Thermodynamics

Differential Equations

Scientific Programming

Total

  3

  1

  1

  3

  3

  3

14

 

PHYS 250

PHYS 251L

PHYS 345L

PHYS 350

PHYS 360

MATH 301

 

Electronics

Electronics Lab

Engineering Lab

Fluid Mechanics

Electromagnetic Theory

Engineering Math

General Studies

Total

  3

  1

  1  

  3

  3

  3

  3

17

 

Year 4 Fall Semester

 

Year 4 Spring Semester

PHYS 320

PHYS 321L

PHYS 342

PHYS 497

CHEM 161

CHEM 163L

 

Materials Science

Materials Science Lab

Quantum Mechanics

Research Seminar I

Chemistry

Chemistry Lab

General Studies

Total

  3

  1

  3

  1

  3

  1

  3

15

 

 

PHYS 310

PHYS 330

PHYS 331L

PHYS 498

ECON 211

Analytic Mechanics

Solid State Physics

Solid State Physics Lab

Research Seminar II

Economics

General Studies

Total

  3

  3

  1

  1

  3

  3

14