Interdisciplinary Option

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
PHSX 240 - Honors Gen & Mod Phys I*4  
M 181Q - Honors Calculus I (Recommended)
or M 171Q - Calculus I
4  
University Core and Electives 7  
PHSX 242 - Honors Gen & Mod Phys II*  4
M 182Q - Honors Calculus II (Recommended)
or M 172Q - Calculus II
  4
Biol, Chem, or Earth Science Electives  4
University Core and Electives   3
Year Total: 15 15
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
PHSX 200 - Research Programs in Physics1  
PHSX 224 - Physics III4  
M 283Q - Honors Multivariable Calculus (Recommended)
or M 273Q - Multivariable Calculus
4  
PHSX 261 - Laboratory Electronics I2  
Declared Area 4  
PHSX 262 - Laboratory Electronics II  2
PHSX 301 - Intro Theoretical Physics  3
M 284 - Honors Introduction to Differential Equations (Recommended)
or M 274 - Introduction to Differential Equation
  4
University Core and Electives  6
Year Total: 15 15
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
PHSX 320 - Classical Mechanics4  
PHSX 343 - Intermediate Physics3  
PHSX 490R - Undergraduate Research1  
Declared Area4  
Math Electives 3  
PHSX 423 - Electricity and Magnetism I  3
Declared Area   4
Math Electives  3
University Core and Electives  5
Year Total: 15 15
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
PHSX 461 - Quantum Mechanics I3  
PHSX 490R - Undergraduate Research1  
Physics Electives 3  
Declared Area 4  
University Core and Electives4  
PHSX 499R - Senior Capstone Seminar  1
Physics Electives   3
University Core and Electives  11
Year Total: 15 15
Total Program Credits: 120

* The 6 credits of mathematics electives are to be selected from M 221 and MATH and STAT courses numbered 300 and above. The 6 credits of physics electives are to be selected from PHSX 253 and PHSX and ASTR courses numbered 300 and above.  The physics elective can include no more than 1 credit of  PHSX 494, 3 credits of PHSX 492, 3 credits of PHSX 490R, or 4 credits of the combination of PHSX 494, PHSX 492, and  PHSX 490RPHSX 401, PHSX 402, PHSX 403, and PHSX 405 can not be counted towards physics electives.  Courses in declared area must be must be 100 level or higher and approved by the physics advisor.  A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.  A student changing majors or with unusual circumstances can substitute PHSX 220 for PHSX 240, or PHSX 222 for PHSX 242 with the academic advisor's approval.