Curriculum

You must complete 128 credits, as defined below, to graduate from the School of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics. Please note that the curriculum that follows applies to students who began classes in the fall of 2014 or later. If you entered the School of Engineering prior to that date, please review the curriculum and typical course schedule for students entering prior to fall 2014.

Courses and Credits Required to Complete the Degree

Physics Requirements (33 credits)

Math Requirements (29 credits)

Physics Electives (7 Credits)

Select 7 credits from the list of undergraduate applied physics elective courses. Graduate courses may be substituted with advisor’s approval.

Math Electives (10 Credits)

Select 10 credits from the list of undergraduate math elective courses. Graduate courses may be substituted with advisor’s approval.

Free Electives, Independent Study and Projects (14 Credits)

14 credits are reserved for free electives and independent study courses, of which 8 credits are reserved for a 6 credit applied physics project plus a 2 credit senior physics seminar or a 4 credit math project/thesis and an extra 4 credit math elective.

Electives in the Humanities and Social Sciences (16 Credits)

You are required to take 16 credits in the humanities and social sciences requiring EXPOS-UA1 and EXPOS-UA2 as prerequisites. To gain some breadth and depth of knowledge, it is required that you take courses in at least two disciplines and at least one course at an advanced level.

Other Required Courses (19 Credits)

A following MA-UY 1002 can be taken in place of PH-UY 1002