West Virginia Wesleyan College
B.A. in Physics

Typical Schedule of Classes


Year 1 Fall Semester

PHYS 161 General Physics I

MATH 161 Calculus I

ENGL 101 Composition I*

General studies or free elective Freshman seminar

Total

Credits

4

4

3

3

1

15

Year 1 Spring Semester
PHYS 162 General Physics II

ENGL 102 Composition II

INDS 120 Humanities

General studies or free electives

Total

Credits

4

3

3

6

16


Year 2 Fall Semester

PHYS 210 Light & Atomic Physics

PHYS 211 Light & Atomic Lab

MATH 162 Calculus II

MATH 163 Technology for Calculus

COMM 211 Oral Communication General studies or free electives

Total

Credits

3

1

4

3

1

6

15

Year 2 Spring Semester
PHYS 220 Nuclear Physics

PHYS 221 Nuclear Physics Lab

MATH 223 Calculus III

General studies or free electives

Total

Credits

3

1

4

6

14


Year 3 Fall Semester

CHEM 161 Chemistry

CHEM 163 Chemistry Lab

General studies or free electives

Total

Credits

3

1

12

16

Year 3 Spring Semester
PHYS 250 Electronics

PHYS 251 Electronics Lab

PHYS 360 Electromagnetism

MATH 230Differential Equations

General studies or free electives

Total

Credits

3

1

3

3

6

16


Year 4 Fall Semester

PHYS 497 Research Seminar I General studies or free electives

Total

Credits

1

15

16

Year 4 Spring Semester
PHYS 310 Analytical Mechanics

PHYS 330 Solid State Physics

PHYS 331 Solid State Lab

PHYS 498 Research Seminar II

General studies or free electives

Total

Credits

3

3

1

1

3

14


* Note: Asterisked courses may be waived upon test results.