Suggested Arrangement of Courses, Physics (BA)

First Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHoursSummer TermHours
M 408C (Core, Major)020, QR4M 408D (Major)4Study Abroad (Opportunity) 
UGS 302 or 303 (Core)090, Wr3PHY 301 (Core, Major)030, QR3Internship (Opportunity) 
RHE 306 (Core)0103PHY 101L (Major)1 
Foreign Language (General Education)5Visual and Performing Arts (Core)0503 
 Foreign Language (General Education)5 
 15 16 0
Second Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHoursSummer TermHours
M 427J (Major)QR4M 427L (Major)4Study Abroad (Opportunity) 
PHY 316 (Core, Major)030, QR3PHY 315 (Major)QR3Internship (Opportunity) 
PHY 116L (Major)1PHY 115L (Major)1 
U.S. History (Core)0603U.S. History (Core)0603 
Foreign Language (General Education)3Foreign Language (General Education)3 
Free elective (Elective)3Free elective (Elective)3 
 17 17 0
Third Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHoursSummer TermHours
PHY 355 (Major)3PHY 336K (Major)3Study Abroad (Opportunity) 
CH 301 (Core)093, QR3CH 302 (Major)3Internship (Opportunity) 
GOV 310L (Core)0703Upper-division course (Major)3 
Cultural Expression, Human Experience, and Thought course (General Education)3GOV 312L (Core)0703 
Free elective (Elective)3Upper-division elective (Elective)3 
 15 15 0
Fourth Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHoursSummer TermHours
PHY 353L (Major)Wr3PHY 352K (Major)3(None) 
Upper-division Physics course (Major)3Upper-division course (Major)3 
Social and Behavioral Sciences (Core)0803Additional Social Science course (General Education)3 
E 316L, 316M, 316N, or 316P (Core)0403Upper-division elective (Elective)3 
Free elective (Elective)3Upper-division elective (Elective)3 
 Maymester (Opportunity)  
 15 15 0
Total credit hours: 125

Four-year degree suggestion (for planning purposes only). 

Currently enrolled students should meet with their academic advisor.

Course categories: Core, General Education, Major, Elective, Opportunity

Core Component Areas010 English Composition and Core Writing Flag; 020 Mathematics; 030 Natural Science and Technology, Part I; 040 Humanities; 050 Visual and Performing Arts; 060 U.S. History; 070 American and Texas Government; 080 Social and Behavioral Sciences; 090 First-Year Signature Course; 093 Natural Science and Technology, Part II

Skills and Experience FlagsWr Writing; QR Quantitative Reasoning; GC Global Cultures; CD Cultural Diversity; Ethics; II Independent Inquiry

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