(115 credits)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
R120 101 General Biology 4
CHEM 125 General Chemistry I 3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
CHEM 126 General Chemistry II 3
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
R120 102 General Biology 4
Social Science (lower-level) GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits19
Summer
CS 113
Introduction to Computer Science
or Intro. to CS I in C++
3
MATH 211 Calculus III A 3
 Term Credits6
Second Year
1st Semester
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
R120 201 Foundations Of Biology 3
PHYS 234 Physics III 3
PHYS 231A Physics III Laboratory 1
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 3
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
Physical Education:GUR Elective 1
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
MATH 328 Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers 3
MATH 222 Differential Equations 4
Social Science (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
MATH 225 Survey of Probability and Statistics 1
PHYS 335 Introductory Thermodynamics 3
 Term Credits17
Summer
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level):GUR Elective 3
Management:GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits6
Third Year
1st Semester
Physical Education:GUR Elective 1
PHYS 430 Classical Mechanics I 3
PHYS 432 Electromagnetism I 3
OPSE 301 Introduction to Optical Science and Engineering 3
PHYS 350 Biophysics I 3
PHYS 442 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level):GUR Elective 3
PHYS 451 Biophysics II 3
OPSE 410 Biophotonics 3
Capstone Semina Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level)r:GUR Elective 3
PHYS 433 Electromagnetism II 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits114

Refer to the General University Requirements for further information on GUR electives

Co-op

Co-op courses bearing degree credit replace a technical elective or another course approved by the faculty advisor in the students major department. In applied physics, both PHYS 311 Co-op Work Experience I and PHYS 411 Co-op Work Experience II are taken for degree Credit with permission.