Physical Science 4 Year Plan

Physical Science - 4-YEAR PLAN
Electives are required to total 120 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300/400 level courses. The Required Core is highly recommended to be taken as listed. This will allow you to fulfill your General Education Requirements for the University and progress through the Physical Science Program efficiently.



FRESHMAN YEAR

Fall Semester
MATH 115*, or 120 (pre-req for MATH 123; gen-ed)- Some students may need MATH-102 prior to taking MATH 115/120

Spring Semester
MATH 123/L Calculus I & Lab (pre-req for CHEM 112, MATH 125, and PHYS 211)


SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester
CHEM 112/L General Chemistry I & Lab
PHYS 211/L University Physics I & Lab* (pre-req for PHYS 213)
Minor/Electives - 3-6 credits

Spring Semester
CHEM 114/L General Chemistry II & Lab
MATH 125/L Calculus II & Lab** (pre-req for PHYS 211)
PHYS 213/L University Physics II & Lab**


JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester
CHEM-498, GEOL-392, PHYS-492, PHYS-498, RESR-498, SCI-492, or SCI-494
MATH 225*, 281, 316*^^, 318, 321*^, 373, 422, or Minor/Elective Course
Science Elective (see list) - 3-4 credits

Spring Semester
Choose 1: CHEM 490**, CHEM 498, GEOL 392, PHYS 492, PHYS 498, Science Elective (see list) - 3-4 credits
Minor/Electives (see list) - 3 credits


SENIOR YEAR

Fall Semester
Choose 1: CHEM490**, CHEM 498, GEOL 392, PHYS 492, PHYS 498, RESR 498, SCI 492, or SCI 494
CHEM 490**, GEOL 490, or Minor/Elective Course
Minor/Electives - 3 credits
Science Electives (choose two from list) - 6-8 credits

Spring Semester
GEOL 490 Seminar**^^ or Social Science (gen ed)
Minor/Elective Course - 3 credits
Science Electives - 6-8 creidts

Science Electives

CHEM 326/L, CHEM 328/L, CHEM 332/L, CHEM 342/L, CHEM 344/L, CHEM 434/L, CHEM 452/L, CHEM 464/L, GEOL 201/L, GEOL 310, GEOL 340, GEOL 360, GEOL 370, PHYS 331, PHYS 341, PHYS 343, PHYS 361, PHYS 421, PHYS 424, PHYS 433, PHYS 451, PHYS 471, PHYS 471, PHYS 481



Key:
* Fall Only Classes
** Spring Only Classes
^ Even Years
^^ Odd Years