UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Physics, B.A. (2015-2016 Archive)
Astrophysics Option

Notice: The General Education requirements prescribed on this Road Map are based on the Plan R Required Pattern of Courses (GE catalog years 2006-2018). See General Education Plan R for more information.

All lower division GE completed. Lower division major requirements in Physics I, II, and III and Calculus I, II, and III completed as part of the AS-T in Physics.

Transfer Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Units
MATH 280 (If not completed prior to transfer) 3
PHYS 301 3
PHYS 311 3
PHYS 365 2
PHYS 389 3
Total 14

Transfer Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Units
PHYS 366 2
PHYS 375 3
PHYS 402 3
PHYS 410 3
CHEM 101/L (If not completed prior to transfer)* 4/1
Total 16

Transfer Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Units
ASTR 301 3
PHYS 431 4
PHYS 465 2
PHYS Upper Division Elective** 3
GE Upper Division*** 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Units
ASTR 401 3
PHYS 466 2
PHYS 493 1
PHYS Upper Division Elective** 3
GE Upper Division*** 3
GE Upper Division*** 3
Total 15
Total units after transfer 60

*Students must satisfy the CHEM 101/L prerequisite by scoring 40 on the Chemistry Placement Test (contact the CSUN Testing Center for details and test dates.) The prerequisite may also be satisfied by completing CHEM 100 AT CSUN with minimum grade of “C”¬Ě. However, if students choose to take CHEM 100 may go beyond 60 units after transfer.

**PHYS 420, PHYS 421, PHYS 451, PHYS 470, PHYS 480, PHYS 489, PHYS 490 (or others w/department approval).

***If needed, select GE Upper Division courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.