Bachelor of Science in Physics - Astrophysics

Wellness Requirement
APPH 1040Scientific Foundations of Health2
or APPH 1050 The Science of Physical Activity and Health
or APPH 1060 Flourishing: Strategies for Well-being and Resilience
Core IMPACTS
Institutional Priority
CS 1301Introduction to Computing3
or CS 1371 Computing for Engineers
Mathematics and Quantitative Skills
MATH 1552Integral Calculus4
Political Science and U.S. History
HIST 2111The United States to 18773
Arts, Humanities, and Ethics
Any HUM6
Communicating in Writing
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
Technology, Mathematics, and Sciences
PHYS 2211Introductory Physics I 14
PHYS 2212Introductory Physics II 44
MATH 1551Differential Calculus2
MATH 1553Introduction to Linear Algebra2
or MATH 1554 Linear Algebra
or MATH 1564 Linear Algebra with Abstract Vector Spaces
Social Sciences
Any SS9
Field of Study
MATH 2551Multivariable Calculus4
MATH 2552Differential Equations4
CHEM 1310Principles of General Chemistry for Engineers4
or CHEM 1211K Chemical Principles I
PHYS 2213Introduction to Modern Physics3
PHYS 3201Classical Mechanics I3
Upper-Level Physics
PHYS 3122Electrostatics and Magnetostatics3
PHYS 3123Electrodynamics3
PHYS 3141Thermodynamics3
PHYS 3143Quantum Mechanics I3
PHYS 4142Statistical Mechanics3
PHYS 4143Quantum Mechanics II3
PHYS 4321Advanced Laboratory I3
PHYS 4601Senior Seminar I1
PHYS 4602Senior Seminar II1
Astrophysics Concentration
PHYS 2021The Solar System3
or PHYS 2022 Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
PHYS 3021Nuclear Astrophysics and Stellar Evolution3
Choose one of the following:6
Relativity
Cosmology
Fundamentals of Astrophysics
Nuclei, Particles, and Fields
Physics Electives 2,35
Free Electives
Free Electives19
Total Credit Hours122

Student must have 2.0 in all PHYS classes 3000-level or higher

1

If PHYS 2231 is taken, extra hour goes toward Free Electives

2

Any PHYS course or CHEM 3411, CHEM 3412, CHEM 3511, EAS 2750, EAS 4300, EAS 4430, MATH 2106, MATH 3215, MATH 3235, MATH 4320, MATH 4347 MATH 4348, MATH 4581, NRE 3301, NRE 4610

3

Minimum of one class in PHYS 3211, PHYS 3226, PHYS 4322

4

If PHYS 2232 is taken, extra hour goes toward Free Electives