Physics Comprehensive - Engineering Emphasis, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Physics and Astronomy

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses14
Including:
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Portal
Select one course numbered 1883
Distribution
Aesthetics3
Humanities6
Social Sciences6
Natural Sciences8
Including:
General Physics I (Calculus)
and General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
Analytical and Quantitative Thought3
Including:
Programming in C
Wellness0
Needed to reach 27 credit hour minimum in Distribution1
Capstone
Select one course numbered 3883
BS Science-related course requirements
CHEM 160
160L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHEM 161
161L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
Major Option
Complete all required courses62
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum3
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Physics Comprehensive (Engineering Emphasis) Requirements
PHYS 276
276L
General Physics II (Calculus)
and General Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory
5
PHYS 346Modern Physics I4
PHYS 410Mathematical Techniques in Physics I3
Physics Comprehensive (Engineering Emphasis) Electives
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
Analytic Mechanics
Electricity & Magnetism
Quantum Mechanics
Advanced Physics Laboratory
Optics
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
Physics Comprehensive (Engineering Emphasis) Math Requirements
MATH 202Calculus II with Analytic Geometry5
MATH 260Calculus III5
MATH 305Differential Equations3
Physics Comprehensive (Engineering Emphasis) Engineering Requirements
ENGR 101Introduction to Engineering3
Select 11 credit hours of the following:11
Computer Aided Drafting for Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Circuits I
Engineering Circuits II
Engineering Statics
Mechanics of Materials
Engineering Dynamics
Students must take 17 credit hours of engineering classes at 300 level or above from an ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) accredited university.17
Total Credit Hours62
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Students without sufficient preparation will also need to take the following courses, increasing the total credit hours needed: