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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

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Bachelor of Science in Physics (PHYSBS01)

Six Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
UNIV 100
Composition or Oral Communication
MATH 122
GE Class
1
3
4
3
Oral Communication or Composition
MATH 123
CHEM 111A
3
4
5
Total Units
11
Total Units
12
Semester 3
Semester 4

Critical Thinking
CHEM 111B
GE Class

3
5
3
MATH 224
PHYS 151
GE Class
GE Class
4
4
3
3
Total Units
11
Total Units
14
Semester 5
Semester 6

PHYS 152
BIOL 200 or BIOL 211A
GE class

4
4-5
3
PHYS 254
PHYS 255
GE class
GE class
3
1
3
3
Total Units
11-12
Total Units
10
Semester 7
Semester 8
MATH 364A or MATH 370A
PHYS 310
PHYS 320
3
3
3
MATH 461 or MATH 370B
PHYS 340A
PHYS 350
3
3
3
Total Units
9
Total Units
9
Semester 9
Semester 10
PHYS 360
PHYS 450
ENGL 317
3
3
3
GE Capstone course
Physics lab course
3
1-4
Total Units
9
Total Units
4-7
Semester 11
Semester 12
PHYS 340B
Upper Division Physics
GE Capstone course
3
1-4
3
PHYS 380
Upper Division Physics
GE Capstone course
3
1-4
3
Total Units
7-10
Total Units
7-10

Physics Lab course can be PHYS 330, 403, 445, 476, 480 or with approval of the advisor 496.

The Physics Elective requirement can be met by a minimum of 6 units of upper division Physics courses.