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LEVEL 100

Select either Group A or Group B

 

GROUP A

FIRST SEMESTER

Code

Title

Credits

MATH 121

Algebra and Trigonometry

3

MATH 123

Vectors and Geometry

3

PHYS 101

Practical Physics I

1

PHYS 143

Mechanics and Thermal Physics

3

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STAT 101

Introduction to Statistics

3

CHEM 111

General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 110

Practical Chemistry

1

EASC 101

Physical Geology

3

Total

 

13

 

SECOND SEMESTER

Code

Title

Credits

PHYS 102

Practical Physics II

1

PHYS 144

Electricity and Magnetism

3

MATH 122

Calculus I

3

MATH 124

Mechanics

3

Total

 

10

 

GROUP B

FIRST SEMESTER

Code

Title

Credits

MATH 121

Algebra and Trigonometry

3

MATH 123

Vectors and Geometry

3

CSCD 101

Introduction to Computer Science I

3

PHYS 101

Practical Physics I

1

PHYS 143

Mechanics and Thermal Physics

3

Total

13

SECOND SEMESTER

Code

Title

Credits

MATH 122

Calculus I

3

MATH 124

Mechanics

3

PHYS 102

Practical Physics II

1

PHYS 144

Electricity and Magnetism

3

CSCD 102

Introduction to Computer Science II

3

Total

13

SINGLE MAJOR IN PHYSICS

LEVEL 200

FIRST SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MATH 223

Calculus II

3

PHYS 205

Practical Physics III

1

PHYS 241

Atomic Physics and Quantum Phenomena

2

PHYS 245

Electromagnetism I

3

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STAT 203

Elementary Statistical Methods

3

MATH 225

Algebra

3

Total

 

12

 

SECOND SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 206

Practical Physics IV

1

PHYS 242

Oscillations and Waves

2

PHYS 244

Mathematical Methods I

3

PHYS 246

Nuclear Physics I

2

PHYS 248

Introduction to Physics of Materials

2

PHYS 256

Computational Methods in Physics I

2

Total

 

12

 

LEVEL 300

FIRST SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 305

Practical Physics V

I

PHYS 343

Physics of Large Systems I

2

PHYS 345

Electromagnetism II

3

PHYS 359

Physics of Solids I

2

PHYS 351

Optics

3

Total

 

11

Electives (Select a minimum of 4 credits)

PHYS 361

Physics of the Atmosphere

2

PHYS 347

Electronics I

3

PHYS 365

Physics of the Ocean

2

SECOND SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 306

Practical Physics VI

1

PHYS 342

Mechanics and Fields

3

PHYS 344

Mathematical Methods II

3

PHYS 352

Quantum Mechanics I

3

PHYS 354

Special Relativity

2

Total

 

12

Electives (Select a minimum of 4 credits)

PHYS 356

Computational Methods in Physics II

3

PHYS 362

Principles of Applied Geophysics

2

PHYS 364

Principles and Applications of Neutron Activation Analysis

2

STAT 306

Design of Experiments

3

 

LEVEL 400

FIRST SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 410

Project

3

PHYS 401

Seminar I

1

PHYS 443

Physics of Large Systems II

3

PHYS 459

Physics of Solids III

2

Total

 

9

Electives (Select minimum of 6 credits)

PHYS 447

Electronics II

2

PHYS 455

Energy Systems

2

PHYS 461

Principles of Radioactive Dating

2

PHYS 465

Principles of Telecommunications

2

SECOND SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 410

Project

3

PHYS 402

Seminar II

1

PHYS 446

Nuclear Physics II

2

PHYS 448

Particle Physics

2

PHYS 452

Quantum Mechanics II

3

PHYS 454

Contemporary Physics

2

Total

 

13

Electives (Select a minimum of 2 credits)

PHYS 462

Basic Meteorology

2

PHYS 466

Physics of the Nanoscale

2

PHYS 468

Introduction to Cosmology and Astrophysics

2

MAJOR – MINOR IN PHYSICS

LEVEL 200

FIRST SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 205

Practical Physics III

1

PHYS 241

Atomic Physics and Quantum Phenomena

2

PHYS 245

Electromagnetism I

3

Total

 

6

 

SECOND SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 206

Practical Physics IV

1

PHYS 242

Oscillations and Waves

2

PHYS 244

Mathematical Methods I

3

Total

 

3

LEVEL 300

FIRST SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 305

Practical Physics V

I

PHYS 343

Physics of Large Systems I

2

PHYS 345

Electromagnetism II

3

PHYS 351

Optics

3

Total

 

9

 

SECOND SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 306

Practical Physics VI

1

PHYS 342

Mechanics and Fields

3

PHYS 352

Quantum Mechanics I

3

PHYS 354

Special Relativity

2

Total

 

9

 

LEVEL 400

FIRST SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 410

Project

3

PHYS 401

Seminar I

1

PHYS 443

Physics of Large Systems II

3

PHYS 449

Physics of Solids II

3

Total

 

10

Electives (Select minimum of 5 credits)

PHYS 447

Electronics II

2

PHYS 455

Energy Systems

2

PHYS 461

Principles of Radioactive Dating

2

PHYS 465

Principles of Telecommunications

2

 

SECOND SEMESTER

Core

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PHYS 410

Project

3

PHYS 402

Seminar II

1

PHYS 446

Nuclear Physics II

2

PHYS 448

Particle Physics

2

PHYS 452

Quantum Mechanics II

3

PHYS 454

Contemporary Physics

2

Total

 

13

Electives (Select a minimum of 2 credits)

PHYS 462

Basic Meteorology

2

PHYS 466

Physics of the Nanoscale

2

PHYS 468

Introduction to Cosmology and Astrophysics

2