Physics, Concentration B: Professional - Bachelor of Science
2022-23 Four-Year Plan

Freshman
First TermHoursSecond TermHours
ENGL 110C3ENGL 211C or ENGL 231C (Grade of C or better required)3
MATH 2114MATH 2124
CS 1504PHYS 261N, 231N, or 226N4
PHYS 120 or 309*1Human Behavior3
Language & Culture I (May be waived; See requirement details) 0-3Language & Culture II (May be waived; See requirement details)0-3
 12-15 14-17
Sophomore
First TermHoursSecond TermHours
CHEM 121N and CHEM 122N4CHEM 123N and CHEM 124N4
PHYS 262N, 232N, or 227N4MATH 307 or MATH 2803
MATH 312 or MATH 2854PHYS 3193
Information Literacy and Research: CS 120G or CS 121G or OEAS 130G3Interpreting the Past3
 Oral Communication3
 15 16
Junior
First TermHoursSecond TermHours
PHYS 3033PHYS 4133
PHYS 3233MATH 316 or MATH 401 or MATH 421 or MATH 4223
PHYS 3553Select one of the following: ASTP 313 or PHYS 411 or PHYS 415 or PHYS 416 or PHYS 417 or ASTP 414*3
PHYS 420, 453, or 456*3Upper-Division General Education Course or Course for Minor*3
Philosophy and Ethics3Human Creativity3
 15 15
Senior
First TermHoursSecond TermHours
PHYS 4253Select one of the following: ASTP 313 or PHYS 411 or PHYS 415 or PHYS 416 or PHYS 417 or ASTP 414*3
PHYS 4523Literature3
PHYS 499W or PHYS 489W and PHYS 490W (Grade of C or better required)3Course for Minor or Elective*3
Upper-Division General Education Course or Course for Minor*3Course for Minor or Elective*3
Impact of Technology3PHYS 4543
Elective (if needed)*3 
 18 15
Total credit hours: 120-126

*The four-year plan is a suggested curriculum to complete this degree program in four years.  It is just one of several plans that will work and is presented only as broad guidance to students. Each student is strongly encouraged to develop a customized plan in consultation with their academic advisor.  Additional information can also be found in Degree Works. 

*PHYS 120 and PHYS 420 are offered fall semester only.  ASTP 313, PHYS 309, PHYS 453, and PHYS 456 are offered spring semester only.