Physics Engineering Emphasis Requirements (BA/BS)

(Recommended for students intending to attend engineering school)

Major Requirements - 38 units
PHYSCS 180PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS I (GL)5
PHYSCS 181PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS II (GL)5
PHYSCS 221INTERMEDIATE LABORATORY2
PHYSCS 305MECHANICS - STATICS3
PHYSCS 310MECHANICS - DYNAMICS3
PHYSCS 324METHODS OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS3
PHYSCS 330ANALOG AND DIGITAL ELECTRONICS3
PHYSCS 331ANALOG AND DIGITAL ELECTRONICS LABORATORY1
PHYSCS 344MODERN PHYSICS4
PHYSCS 360OPTICS4
PHYSCS 489PHYSICS SENIOR SEMINAR2
Select 2 units of the following:2
FRONTIERS OF ENGINEERING AND PHYSICS
Select remaining units from Physics courses numbered 300 or higher with no more than 3 units from 490-499 courses1
Total Units38
Unique Requirements - 22 units
CHEM 102INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY (GL)5
CHEM 104INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY (GL)5
MATH 255CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY III3
MATH 355MATRICES AND LINEAR ALGEBRA3
MATH 361DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS3
COMPSCI 172INTRODUCTION TO JAVA (GM)3
or COMPSCI 174 INTRODUCTION TO C++ (GM)
Total Units22
Writing Requirement - 3 units
ENGLISH 370ADVANCED COMPOSITION3
or ENGLISH 372 TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC WRITING
Total Units3

Departmental Exit Interview

An approved minor is required for this major.