Typical Course Schedule

Below is a semester-by-semester presentation of what your schedule might look like as you work to fulfill the 128 credits required for a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics degree at the School of Engineering.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Choose one1:

Take all:

1) Choose a 2-semester sequence in chemistry, or a combination of a single semester of chemistry and a semester of biology

Spring Semester

Choose one1:

Take all:

1) Choose a 2-semester sequence in chemistry, or a combination of a single semester of chemistry and a semester of biology

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Humanities and Social Sciences Elective 1, Credits: 4.02

2) To gain some breadth and depth of knowledge, take courses in at least two disciplines and at least one course at an advanced level.

Spring Semester

Junior Year

Fall Semester

PH ***3 Physics Elective, Credits: 3.0

Humanities and Social Sciences Elective 2, Credits: 4.02

2) To gain some breadth and depth of knowledge, take courses in at least two disciplines and at least one course at an advanced level.

Spring Semester

PH ***4 Physics Elective, Credits: 4.0

MA ***4 Math Elective, Credits: 4.0

Humanities and Social Sciences Elective 3, Credits: 4.02

2) To gain some breadth and depth of knowledge, take courses in at least two disciplines and at least one course at an advanced level.

Senior Year

Fall Semester

PH ***3 Physics Elective, Credits: 3.0

MA ***3 Math Elective, Credits: 3.0

XYZ ***3 Free Elective, Credits: 3.0

Spring Semester

PH ***3 Physics Electives, Credits: 3.0

PH ***3 Physics Electives, Credits: 3.0

Humanities and Social Sciences Elective 4, Credits: 4.02

XYZ ***3 Free Elective, Credits: 3.0

2) To gain some breadth and depth of knowledge, take courses in at least two disciplines and at least one course at an advanced level.