UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Physics, B.S. Astrophysics Option

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 497 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”. However, if students choose to take CHEM 100 they 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) GE Upper Division Title 5 American History Institutions and Ideals and/or GE Upper Division Title 5 US Constitution and California State and Local Government.