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[PLEASE NOTE: All PHY 102M/N, 103M/N, and 117M/N Labs have been replaced by a single series: PHY 105M/N. To streamline course availability, students will be able to take PHY 105M/N to pair with one of the following lower-division physics sequences - PHY 302K/L, PHY 317K/L, or PHY 303K/L - in order to fulfill degree or pre-health requirements.]

 

Major

1st semester

*Only one of the courses in this column may be counted

2nd Semester

**Only one of the courses in this column may be counted

Physics Majors

PHY 301 & 101L*

Mechanics

(Prereq: C- or registration in M 408D, 408L/S and credit/registration for PHY 101L, and an appropriate score on the physics readiness exam***)

 

PHY 316 & 116L**

Electricity & Magnetism

(Prereq: C- or higher in PHY 301 & 101L and credit/registration for PHY 116L)

 

 

Engineering Majors

PHY 303K & 103M*

Engineering Physics I: Laws of Motion, Heat, and Wave Phenomena

 

(Prereq: C- or registration in M 408D or 408M, and credit/registration for PHY 103M, and an appropriate score on the physics readiness exam***)

 

PHY 303L & 103N**

Engineering Physics II: Electricity & Magnetism, Optics and Atomic Phenomena

 (Prereq: C- or higher in PHY 303K & 103M and credit/registration for PHY 103N)

 

 

Science Majors

PHY 302K & 102M*

General Physics Technical Course: Mechanics, Heat & Sound

(Prereq: credit/registration for PHY 102M) (algebra/trig-based)

 

PHY 302L & 102N**

General Physics Technical Course: Electricity & Magnetism, Light, Atomic & Nuclear Physics

(Prereq: C- or higher in PHY 302K & 102M and credit/registration for PHY 102N)

Pre-med Majors

PHY 317K & 117M*

General Physics I: Mechanics, Heat & Sound with Biomedical Applications

 

(Prereq: C- or higher in M 408C or 408R, or credit with a grade of at least C- in M 408K or 408N and registration in 408L or 408S; and credit/registration in PHY 117M)

 

PHY 317L & 117N**

General Physics II: Electricity & Magnetism, Light, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Nuclear Physics, and their Biomedical Applications

(Prereq: C- or higher in PHY 317K & 117M nd credit/registration for PHY 117N)

 

Non-Science Majors

PHY 309K*

Elementary Physics for Non-Technical Students: Mechanics, Heat & Sound

 

 

PHY 309L**

Elementary Physics for Non-Technical Students: Electricity & Magnetism, Light, Atomic and Nuclear Physic

(Prereq: C- or higher in PHY 309K)

 

***UTMA score of 78 or higher required or completion of the Physics Readiness Package 

Suggested sequencing of math & physics courses. Consult with a faculty advisor.

Fall, freshman year: M 408C, PHY 110C
Spring, freshman year: M 408D, PHY 301, 101L, 110C
Fall, sophomore year: M 427K or M 427J, PHY 316, 116L
Spring, sophomore year: M 427L, PHY 315, 115L, 355