Applied Physics B.S. Requirements — Optics

Printable course checklist

Freshman—Fall   Freshman—Spring
Course Number Course Title

Semester Hours

  Course Number Course Title

Semester Hours

PHYS:1701 Physics I

4

  PHYS:1702 Physics II

4

MATH:1850 Calculus I

4

  MATH:1860 Calculus II

4

Sophomore—Fall   Sophomore—Spring
Course Number Course Title

Semester Hours

  Course Number Course Title

Semester Hours

PHYS:2703 Physics III

4

  PHYS:2704 Physics IV

4

MATH:2700 Introduction to Linear Algebra

3

  PHYS:3710 Intermediate Mechanics

3

   

 

  MATH:2850 Calculus III

3

Junior—Fall   Junior—Spring
Course Number Course Title

Semester Hours

  Course Number Course Title

Semester Hours

PHYS:3811 Electricity and Magnetism

3

  PHYS:3850 Electronics

3

PHYS:3741 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics I

3

  PHYS:4720 Electro Foundation of Optics

3

   

 

  PHYS:3812 Electricity and Magnetism

3

Senior—Fall   Senior—Spring
Course Number Course Title

Semester Hours

  Course Number Course Title

Semester Hours

PHYS:3730 Statistical Physics

3

    Optics Elective*

 

PHYS:3756 Intermediate Laboratory

3

     

 

  Optics Elective*

 

     

 

Coop - Choose any one of the following:

  • 1 semester working full time
  • 1 summer working full time
  • 2 semesters working part time (50%)

Optics Electives:

*Students must take two of: PHYS:4726, PHYS:4728, PHYS:4820
All requirements of Physics B.S. are required, except: PHYS:3742

GEs Not Satisfied by Physics Major

Course Name Semester Hours   Course Name Semester Hours
Rhetoric RHET:____ 4 sh   Humanities 3 sh
Foreign Lang
     Last course in sequence
    Social Science 3 sh
ENGL:1200  Interp of Lit 3 sh   Distributed Ed 3 sh**
Hist Perspect 3 sh   Distributed Ed 3 sh**

**6 hours with a minimum of 3 hours chosen from each of two of these: Cultural Diversity, Fine Arts, Foreign Civilization and Culture, Historical Perspectives, Humanities, PE, Social Science

Physics and Mathematics Electives