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Plans of Study

The following Sample Plans of Study represent the most recent guidelines and requirements from the College of Science. These Plans of study are for students entering in Fall 2012 or later. 

Major Fall '12 Fall '13 Fall'14 Fall'15
Physics [PDF] [PDF] [PDF] [PDF]
Physics Honors [PDF] [PDF] [PDF] [PDF]
Applied Physics [PDF] [PDF] [PDF] [PDF]
Applied Physics Honors [PDF] [PDF] [PDF] [PDF]
Physics Education [PDF] [PDF] [PDF] [PDF]

Previous Plans of Study for Students Entering Prior to Fall 2012

Students who began prior to Fall 2007

Students are required to use the College of Science requirements prior to Fall 2007 and to use the Department of Physics curriculum prior to Fall 2007.

Students who began in Fall 2007

Students who began in Fall 2007 can choose this curriculum or the new curriculum that began in Fall 2008. However, they CANNOT choose one set of requirements from the Fall 2007 curriculum and another set of requirement from the Fall 2008 curriculum. 

Students who began in FALL 2008 — Fall 2012

Students are to use College of Science Requirements effective from  Fall 2007 or later  AND Department of Physics Requirements effective from Fall 2008

Transitional changes in curriculum offering between Fall 2004 and 2006

Presentations Given by Physics students in PHYS 290A "Careers in Physics" 

Student giving a presentation Students watching a presentation Presenter with slides

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2020 10:48 AM

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