Suggested Arrangement of Courses, Physics (BSPhy)

First Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHoursSummer TermHours
M 408C (Core, Major)020, QR4M 408D (Major)4Study Abroad (Opportunity) 
CH 301 (Core, Major)093, QR3PHY 301 (Core, Major)030, QR3Internship (Opportunity) 
RHE 306 (Core)0103PHY 101L (Major)1 
UGS 302 (Core)090, Wr3CH 302 (Major)QR3 
GOV 310L (Core)0703Visual and Performing Arts (Core)0503 
 GOV 312L (Core)0703 
 16 17 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 
Social and Behavioral Sciences (Core)0803PHY 355 (Major)3 
Foreign Language (General Education)6Foreign Language (General Education)6 
 17 17 0
Third Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHoursSummer TermHours
PHY 353L (Major)Wr3PHY 373 (Major)3Study Abroad (Opportunity) 
PHY 336K (Major)3PHY 352K (Major)3Internship (Opportunity) 
Upper-division M course (Major)3Upper-division M course (Major)3 
AST, BIO, or GEO course (Major)3AST, BIO, or GEO course (Major)3 
U.S. History (Core)0603U.S. History (Core)0603 
 15 15 0
Fourth Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHoursSummer TermHours
PHY 369 (Major)3PHY 362L, 352L, 375R, or 375S (Major)3(None) 
PHY 362K (Major)3PHY 474 (Major)Wr, II4 
E 316L, 316M, 316N, or 316P (Core)0403Free electives (Elective)9 
Free electives (Elective)6Maymester (Opportunity)  
 15 16 0
Total credit hours: 128

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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