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2018-2019 Catalog
Physics: Civil Engineering (Bachelor of Science)

Major: Physics

Concentration: Civil Engineering
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Students initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university must demonstrate competency in civic literacy through successful completion of a civic literacy course or by achieving a passing score on an assessment prior to earning their degree.
Select 1 option:
Option 1:
Successfully complete one of the classes listed below with a "C" or higher.
  • AMH2020 U.S. History since 1877
  • POS2041 Intro. to American Government
    Option 2: Achieve a passing score, 60 or higher, on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Test with supplemental questions.
Prerequisites (30 credits)
  • CHM 2045 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: (CHMX040 and CHMX041) or CHMX045C
  • CHM 2046 General Chemistry II
  • CHM 2046L General Chemistry II Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: CHMX046C
MAC2311 (GM) Calculus I (4 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: MACX281
Prereq: MAC 1147
MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (4 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: MACX282
Prereq: MAC 2311
MAC2313 (GM) Calculus III (4 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: MACX283
Prereq: MAC 2312
  • PHY 2048 Calculus Physics I
  • PHY 2048L Calculus Physics I Lab
  • PHY 2049 Calculus Physics II
  • PHY 2049L Calculus Physics II Lab
Requisites (3 credits)
MAP2302 (GM) Ordinary Differ Equations (3 Credits)
Major Requirements (46 credits)
Grades of C or higher required in all physics and engineering courses.
PHY1024 Exploring Majoring in Physics (1 Credit)
PHY3101 Modern Physics (3 Credits)
Prereq: PHY 2049; Coreq: MAC 2313
PHY3101L Modern Physics Lab (1 Credit)
Coreq: PHY 3101
PHZ3113C Mathematical Physics (4 Credits)
Prereq: PHY2049 and MAC2313 Coreq: MAP2302
PHY3220 Classical Mechanics (4 Credits)
Prereqs: PHZ 3113C
PHY4320 Electricity and Magnetism (4 Credits)
  • Prereq: PHZ 3113C
PHY3722C Electronics for Scientists (4 Credits)
Prereqs: PHY 2049 & MAC 2313
PHY3604 Quantum Mechanics (4 Credits)
  • Prereq: PHZ 3113C
PHY4523 Thermodyn and Statistical Mech (4 Credits)
Prereqs: PHY 2049, MAC 2313 & MAP 2302
PHY4802L Advanced Physics Laboratory (2 Credits)
Prereq: PHY 3101L
EGN3311 Statics (3 Credits)
CRW3561 Numerical Mthd Civil/Coastal
CES3100 Analysis of Structures (3 Credits)
CES3104C Mechanics of Materials (3 Credits)
CWR3201 Fluid Mechanics (3 Credits)
Major Electives (11 credits)
Grades of C or above required in all engineering courses.
SELECT 11 HRS (3000/4000)