(127 credits)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
CS 113
Introduction to Computer Science
or Intro. to CS I in C++
CHEM 121
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
or General Chemistry I
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
PHYS 114 Introduction to Data Reduction with Applications 3
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
CHEM 122
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
or General Chemistry II
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
Physical Education:GUR Elective 1
 Term Credits16
Second Year
1st Semester
R120 101 General Biology 4
MATH 225 Survey of Probability and Statistics 1
PHYS 234 Physics III 3
PHYS 231A Physics III Laboratory 1
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 3
MATH 211 Calculus III A 3
Physical Education:GUR Elective 1
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
MATH 222 Differential Equations 4
MATH 328 Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers 3
PHYS 335 Introductory Thermodynamics 3
R120 201 Foundations Of Biology 3
R120 202 Foundations Of Biology Lab 1
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits17
Third Year
1st Semester
R120 102 General Biology 4
PHYS 430 Classical Mechanics I 3
PHYS 432 Electromagnetism I 3
Social Sciences (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
Social Sciences (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
OPSE 310 Virtual Instrumentation 3
PHYS 433 Electromagnetism II 3
R120 360 Biochemistry 3
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level):GUR Elective 3
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits15
Fourth Year
1st Semester
Open Elective in Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level):GUR Elective 3
PHYS 442 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics 3
PHYS 418 Fundamentals of Optical Imaging 3
300 or 400 level Physics Elective 3
PHYS 350 Biophysics I 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
Management:GUR Elective 3
PHYS 451 Biophysics II 3
PHYS 450 Advanced Physics Laboratory 3
OPSE 410 Biophotonics 3
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) Capstone Seminar:GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits127

GUR Electives

Refer to the General University Requirement section of this catalog for further information on GUR electives.

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load.