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2016-2017 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors


Program Director: Rick Rolfes (rrolfes@transy.edu)
Office: Brown Science 101
Phone: 233-8268

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Physics Major Pattern
First Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
PHYS 2115 University Physics I PHYS 2125 University Physics II  
MATH 1304 Calculus I MATH 1324 Calculus II  

Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
MATH 3084 Differential Equations MATH 2144 Calculus III  
CHEM 1055 Chemistry I CHEM 1065 Chemistry II  
PHYS 2154 Special Relativity OR    
PHYS 2164 Modern Physics    

Junior Year 
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
PHYS 2154 Special Relativity OR PHYS 3065 Electricity and Magnetism OR  
PHYS 2164 Modern Physics  PHYS 4044 Quantum Mechanics  
PHYS 2404 Optics OR  PHYS 3101 Research in Physics  
PHYS 3014 Classical Mechanics    

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
PHYS 2404 Optics OR PHYS 3065 Electricity and Magnetism OR  
PHYS 3014 Classical Mechanics PHYS 4044 Quantum Mechanics  
  PHYS 4102 Senior Research in Physics  

Physics majors wishing to declare a minor in secondary education are advised to consult the director of the education program as soon as possible.

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