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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Bulletin

Physics, B.S.


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NY State Program Code: 04148
HEGIS Code: 1902.00
CIP Code: 40.0801

(62 credits)

The major leading to the Bachelor of Science in physics offers a thorough and comprehensive training in the discipline.

General Education Requirements


All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements  in addition to the requirements for the major in physics. For the B.A. degree only, students must also satisfy the University’s foreign language requirements.

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.S.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 62
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
PHY (0156) 113 Physics for Science Majors I 4              

MTH (0144) 130 Calculus IA
and
MTH (0144) 131 Calculus IB
or
MTH (0144) 141 Calculus I1

4

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PHY (0156) 114 Physics for Science Majors II 4              
MTH (0144) 142 Calculus II 4   or          
MTH (0144) 244 Differential Equations 3       or      
PHY (0156) 211 Mathematical Methods in Physics I 4              
PHY (0156) 216 Modern Physics 4              
PHY (0156) 230 Statics 3              
MTH (0144) 243 Calculus III 4     or        
PHY (0156) 301 Mathematical Methods in Physics II 3              
PHY (0156) 260 Engineering Thermodynamics & Kinetic Theory 3              
PHY (0156) 231 Dynamics 3              
PHY (0156) 428 Quantum Mechanics 4              
PHY (0156) 380 Electromagnetic Theory 4              
PHY (0156) 243 Analog Circuits 4       or      
PHY (0156) 264 Optics 3         or    
PHY (0156) 322 Advanced Physics 4              
Electives2            ✓

1To register for this course, student must have earned a grade of C or higher in MTH (0144) 140 - Precalculus  or passed a departmental examination.

2Students should select electives in consultation with their adviser. Students are strongly encouraged to take at least one course from PHY 244 , MTH 253 , or CHE 111 .

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