Engineering Physics: BS Sample Curriculum

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Contact the Engineering Physics Program for specific degree requirements corresponding to a particular catalog year.

128 semester credit hours are required to complete this degree.

Freshman Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 1350 Calculus 1 for Engineers
CSCI 1300 Computer Science 1
PHYS 1110 General Physics 1
HSS Elective*
15
4
4
4
3
Spring Semester
APPM 1360 Calculus 2 for Engineers
AREN 1027*** or MCEN 1025
PHYS 1120 General Physics 2
PHYS 1140 Experimental Physics
HSS Elective*
15
4
3
4
1
3
Sophomore Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 2350 Calculus 3 for Engineers
CHEM 1113 General Chem I
CHEM 1114 General Chem 1 Lab
PHYS 2170 Foundations of Modern Physics
PHYS 2150 Experimental Physics
Engineering Elective
17
4
4
1
3
 
1
4
Spring Semester
APPM 2360 Diff Eq with Linear Algebra
PHYS 2210 Classical Mechanics & Math Methods I
Engineering Elective
Free Elective
HSS Elective*
16
4
3
 
3
3
3
Junior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
CHEM 1133 General Chem II
CHEM 1134 General Chem II Lab
PHYS 3210 Classical Mech & Math Meth II
PHYS 3310 Principles of Elec & Mag 1
PHYS 3330 Junior Laboratory
Free Elective
16
4
1
3
 
3
 
2
3
Spring Semester
PHYS 3220 Quantum Mechanics
PHYS 3320 Principles of Elec & Mag 2
PHYS 4230 Thermo/Stat Mech
Upper Division Math or Applied Math
Physics Elective
HSS Elective*
18
3
3
3
3
3
3
Senior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
PHYS 4410 Atomic & Nuclear Physics
Engineering Elective
Physics Elective
Free Elective
College-approved Writing Course**
15
3
3
3
3
3
Spring Semester
Engineering Electives
Physics Elective
Free Elective
HSS Elective*
16
8
3
3
2

Click here for a complete description of Engineering Physics course requirements.

* When selecting HSS electives, students should consult the college’s degree requirements in this area.

** A list of college-approved writing courses can be found on the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Writing page.

*** Computer Science/Drafting requirement (7-8 hours) is as follows: CSCI 1300-4 or CSCI 1310-4, plus AREN 1027-3 or MCEN 1025-3 or Second Computer Science course (of at least 3 credit hours) other than CSCI 1300 or CSCI 1310.

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