Professional 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 I3  
University Core and Electives 3  
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 331 - Meth of Computational Physics1  
PHSX 343 - Modern Physics3  
PHSX 490R - Undergraduate Research1  
Math Electives3  
University Core and Electives3  
PHSX 423 - Electricity and Magnetism I  3
PHSX 446 - Thermodynamics & Stat Mech  3
Math Electives  3
Physics Electives   3
University Core and Electives   3
Year Total: 15 15
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
PHSX 425 - Electricity and Magnetism II3  
PHSX 461 - Quantum Mechanics I3  
PHSX 444 - Advanced Physics Lab4  
PHSX 490R - Undergraduate Research1  
Math Electives3  
University Core and Electives 1  
PHSX 462 - Quantum Mechanics II  3
PHSX 499R - Senior Capstone Seminar  1
Physics Electives  4
University Core and Electives   7
Year Total: 15 15
Total Program Credits: 120
*

See note below on substitutions.

The 9 credits of mathematics electives are to be selected from M 221 and M and STAT courses numbered 300 and above. The 7 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.  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 academic advisor's approval.