 Arts & Sciences
 Physics
 Undergraduate Program
 Majoring in Physics
 Plan of Study: Freshman
Typical Course of Study
For physics majors who start in the freshman year
Fall

Spring

YEAR 1 PHYS 101  General Physics (required) MATH 111  Calculus I (recommended) 
YEAR 1 PHYS 102  General Physics MATH 112  Calculus II 
YEAR 2 PHYS 201  Modern Physics PHYS 251  Experimental Atomic Physics MATH 213  Multivariable Calculus PHYS 256  Practical Computing 
YEAR 2 PHYS 208  Classical Mechanics I PHYS 252  Electronics I MATH 211  Linear Algebra PHYS 301  Mathematical Methods 
YEAR 3 PHYS 313  Intro to Quantum Physics I PHYS 303  Classical Mechanics II * MATH 302  Ordinary Differential Equations 
YEAR 3 PHYS 401  Electricity and Magnetism I PHYS 314  Intro to Quantum Physics II * 
YEAR 4 PHYS 451/495  Physics/Honors Research PHYS 402  Electricity and Magnetism II * PHYS 403  Thermo/ Stat Mechanics * 
YEAR 4 
Degree requirements include all courses in bold, except any two of the four courses marked with *
Math courses listed in regular font are math courses strongly recommended for all physics majors.
Other Recommendations:
For the complete list of requirements, consult the course catalog.
Work with your faculty advisor to plan for electives and fulfilling the College curriculum requirements.
If you wish to concentrate in PreMed Physics, you should work closely with a faculty advisor to make sure you meet all requirements.