Physics BS, Four-Year Plan

Physics Department, College of Arts and Sciences

Year One

Year One: Fall
  • APHY 140 or 142 or TPHY141 (DP-NATSCI)
  • APHY 145 or 106
  • AMAT 112 or 118 (MATH)
  • ACHM 115 or 130
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
Year One: Spring
  • APHY 150 or 151 or TPHY 151
  • APHY 155 or 109
  • AMAT 113 or 119
  • ACHM 116 or 131
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
Year One: Summer
  • Consider coursework
  • Look for a summer job in the area of your studies
  • Consider study abroad options

Year Two

Year Two: Fall
  • APHY 240 or 241
  • APHY 235
  • AMAT 214
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
Year Two: Spring
  • APHY 250
  • APHY 245
  • AMAT 220 or 314 or 367 or 412
  • ICSI 201
  • Social Sciences (DP-SOCSCI)
Year Two: Summer

Look for shadowing opportunities

Year Three

Year Three: Fall
  • APHY 320
  • APHY 440
  • APHY 300+ Level Elective
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)
Year Three: Spring
  • APHY 450
  • APHY 460
  • APHY 335Z
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Three: Summer

Consider an internship

Year Four

Year Four: Fall
  • APHY 340
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Four: Spring
  • APHY 350
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Four: Summer

Congratulations, you've completed your degree!

Notes

General Education Requirements, for students matriculating Fall 2014 and after

  • Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
  • Natural Sciences (DP-NATSCI)
  • Social Sciences (DP-SOCSCI)
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)

 

Credit bearing Professional Development Options

  • Community Service (RSSW 290, 291 and 390)
  • Research within major
  • University Internship
  • Departmental Internship
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
  • Community Engaged Coursework
  • Study Abroad
  • Tutoring Opportunities

This is a suggested course sequence.