Physics (Bio/Chem Sciences Track) '09-'10

B.S. in Physics (Biological/Chemical Sciences Track)

Designed for students majoring in Physics who wish to have a more substantial concentration in Biology and/or Chemistry.

Students complete the normal requirements for the Physics major:
PHYS 130 - General Physics I 4 cr.
PHYS 140 - General Physics II 4 cr.
PHYS 220 - Modern Physics 4 cr.
PHYS 250 - Computational Physics  3 cr.
PHYS 260 - Thermal Physics 3 cr.
PHYS 370 - Experimental Techniques 2 cr.
PHYS 310 through PHYS 460 4 courses
PHYS 470 - Advanced Laboratory I 1 cr.

PHYS 472 - Advanced Laboratory II

1 cr.

Auxiliary (35.000 credits)
CHEM 110 - General Chemistry I 4 cr.
CHEM 120 - General Chemistry II 4 cr.
MATH 110 - Calculus I 4 cr.
MATH 120 - Calculus II 4 cr.
MATH 210 - Calculus III  4 cr.
MATH 330 - Intro to Applied Mathematics I 3 cr.
MATH 380 - Differential Equations 3 cr.
MATH 430 - Intro to Applied Math II 3 cr.
SCDV 230 - Electronic Instrumentation 3 cr.

CSIS 499 - Independent Study in Comp Sci

CSIS 110 - Intro to Computer Science                               OR 3 cr.

CSIS 120 - Intro to Programming

3 cr.

EXCEPT that either three or four normally required courses listed in Group A below are to be replaced by an equal numbers of courses in Biology and/or Chemistry from Group B below.

GROUP A
MATH 330 - Intro to Applied Mathematics I
MATH 430 - Intro to Applied Mathematics II
One advanced Physics course from PHYS 310 through PHYS 460
PHYS 470 - Advanced Laboratory I                 AND

PHYS 472 - Advanced Laboratory II

GROUP B
Biology courses numbered BIOL 220 or higher
Chemistry courses number CHEM 210 or higher

Note: BIOL 110 & 120 are prerequisites for all upper level Biology courses and CHEM 110 & 120 are prerequisites for all upper level Chemistry courses.