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 102GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (GL)5
CHEM 104GENERAL CHEMISTRY II (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.