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Physics Program

Sample First-Year Programs


Fall Term

Winter Term

PHYS 1101/6 Foundations of Physics I

MATH 1101/6 Introduction to Calculus
OR
MATH 1103/3 Intro to Calculus I and MATH 1104/3 Intro to Calculus II

If interested in Chemical Physics take:

CHEM 1111/3 Introduction to Chemical Properties of Matter

CHEM 1112/3 Basic Principles of Chemical Reactivity

MATH 1201/3 Linear Algebra I

One 3 credit hour elective

If interested in Computational Physics stream:

ACS 1903/3 Programming Fundamentals I
OR
ACS 1905/3 Programming Fundamentals**

ACS 1904/3 Programming Fundamentals II
OR
One 3 credit hour elective

If interested in Mathematical Physics steam:

MATH 1201/3 Linear Algebra I

MATH 1401/3 Discrete Math

If interested in Medical Physics stream:

BIOL 1112/6 Human Anatomy and Physiology


Up to 12 credit hours (depending on stream) of electives that may include the following:
  • RHET-1105/3* Academic Writing
  • 6 Credit hours of Humanities

See the "Degree & Major Requirements" section of the course calendar for specific course listings

Additional Degree requirement that can be met in your first:
Distribution: A minimum three (3) credit hours from each of five (5) different subjects.

Note: Students may use a maximum of 42 credit hours at 1000 level towards a degree.

*RHET-1105/3 is required if grade less than 80% in English 40S (2 credits) see the "Degree & Major Requirements" section of the course calendar for specific requirements.
**Option only for students who completed Computer Science 40S