UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Physics, B.S. (2018-2019 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.

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
PHYS 301 3
PHYS 311 3
PHYS 365 2
PHYS 389 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 1
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
PHYS 366 2
PHYS 375 3
PHYS 402 3
PHYS 410 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 1
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

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

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
ASTR 401 3
PHYS 466 2
PHYS 493 1
PHYS 497 3
Electives 6
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*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.