Physics Undergraduate Program

Physics B.A. Suggested Schedule

Freshman Year

Fall Spring

MATH 125, Calculus I

5

MATH 126, Calculus II

5

KU Core Goal 2, outcome 1

3

KU Core Goal 2, outcome 1

3

PHSX 150, Seminar in Physics & Astronomy & Engineering Physics

0.5

PHSX 211/213, General Physics I
(majors are encouraged to take 213)

4/5

CHEM 130, Found. Chemistry I

5

PHSX 216, Physics I Lab (required with PHSX 211)

1

Elective/KU Core

3

Elective/KU Core

3

 

16.5

 

16

Sophomore Year

Fall Spring

PHSX 212 or 214, General Physics II

3/4

PHSX 313, General Physics III

3

KU Core Goal 2, outcome 2

3

PHSX 316, Intermed. Physics Lab

1

MATH 223 , Vector Calculus

3

MATH 220 or 320, Differential Equations

3

MATH 290, Linear Algebra

2

Foreign Language II

5

Foreign Language 1

5

Elective/General Education

3

PHSX 236, Physics II Lab (required with PHSX 212)

1

 

 

 

17

 

15

Junior Year

Fall Spring

PHSX 521, Mechanics I

3

PHSX 511, Intro Quantum Mechanics

3

Foreign Language III

3

PHSX 536, Elect. Circuits Meast. & Dsgn

4

Elective/KU Core

9

Foreign Language IV

3

 

 

Elective/KU Core

6

 

15

 

16

Senior Year

Fall Spring

PHSX 531, Electricity & Magnetism

3

Physics elective course

3

KU Core

3

Electives or General Ed.

12

Elective/General Education

9

 

 

 

15

 

15

 

Courses that are only offered in the semester listed are annotated in boldface type.

Suggested Schedule for Physics B.A. with UKanTeach Curriculum