UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Physics, B.S. Physics Option

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
MATH 150A (also completes GE Basic Skills: Mathematics) 5
GE Basic Skills: Written Communication 3
CHEM 101/L (also completes GE Natural Science with lab requirement) 5
GE Comparative Cultures 3
Total 16

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
MATH 150B 5
PHYS 225 and PHYS 220AL (also completes GE Natural Science with lab requirement) 5
Title 5 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
GE Social Sciences 3
Total 16

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
MATH 250 3
PHYS 226 and PHYS 220BL 5
GE Lifelong Learning requirement (COMP 110/L recommended) 4
GE Basic Skills: Oral Communication 3
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
MATH 280 3
PHYS 227 and PHYS 227L 5
Elective 3
GE Basic Skills: Critical Thinking 3
GE Arts and Humanities 3
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 17

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
PHYS 301 3
PHYS 311 3
PHYS 389 3
PHYS 365 2
GE Upper Division Comparative Cultures 3
Total 14

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
PHYS 366 2
PHYS 375 3
PHYS 402 3
PHYS 410 3
GE Upper Division Arts and Humanities 3
Total 14

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
PHYS 431 4
PHYS 451 3
PHYS 465 2
Physics Upper Division Electives 3
GE Upper Division Social Sciences 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
PHYS 466 2
PHYS 493 1
PHYS 497 3
Physics Upper Division Electives 3
Title 5 US Constitution and California State and Local Government 3
Elective 1
Total 13
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120