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2019-2020 Catalog
Physics: Civil Engineering (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Physics

Major: Physics Concentration: Civil Engineering Degree: Bachelor of Science

Prerequisites (30 credits)

CHEMISTRY 1 REQUIREMENT

  • CHM 2045 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: (CHMX040 and CHMX041) or CHMX045C

CHEMISTRY 2 REQUIREMENT

  • 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

PHYSICS REQUIREMENT:

  • 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)

CWR3561 Numerical Methods and Computng (3 Credits)

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)

  • CGN, CEG, CWR, TTE, PHY, PHZ