Applied Physics Major with Mathematics Minor Four-Year Plan

Freshman Year

Semester 1

INT 1100Life Calling and Purpose

3

PHY 2110General Physics I

4

SCI 1050Science Philosophy and Practice

1

MAT 1510Calculus I

4

SCI 2150Introduction to Computer Technology for the Sciences

3

REL 2000Introduction to Biblical Faith

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Semester 2

PHY 2120General Physics II

4

ENG 1020English Composition

3

MAT 1520Calculus II

4

BUS 2010Financial Stewardship

2

COM 1010Speech Communication

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year

Semester 3

PHY 2030Digital Electronics

4

CHE 1040General Chemistry I

4

MAT 2510Calculus III

4

Human Sciences Behavioral Choice

3

 

PHL 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

or

PHL 3070Ethics

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Semester 4

PHY 2130Statics

3

MAT 3020Differential Equations

3

CHE 1050General Chemistry II

4

ENG 1080Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking

3

PHY 2550/MAT 2550Mathematical Methods for Physical Science and Engineering

3

Total Credit Hours:16

PHY 2130 and PHY 2550: Courses offered every other year (PHY 2130, PHY 2550, PHY 3200, PHY 3300, PHY 4010, PHY 4020 and PHY 4400 should be substituted in alternate years)

Junior Year

Semester 5

PHY 4010/CHE 4010Thermodynamics

4

World Aesthetics Option

3

REL 3000Christian Tradition

3

HIS 1400World Civilization I

3

HPE 1500Introduction to Health and Wellness

2

Human Sciences Institutional Choice

3

Total Credit Hours:18

PHY 4010: Courses offered every other year (PHY 2130, PHY 2550, PHY 3200, PHY 3300, PHY 4010, PHY 4020 and PHY 4400 should be substituted in alternate years)

Semester 6

PHY 2100Object-Oriented Design and Programming in Java I

3

REL 4000Christian Life and Ministry

3

ENG 2000World Literature

3

Intercultural Literacy

2-3

MAT 3090Linear and Matrix Algebra

3

PHY 4335/BIO 4335/CHE 4335Seminar in Physics

1

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Senior Year (option 1)

Semester 7

PHY 3300Intermediate Mechanics

4

PHY 3130Circuits

4

General Elective

3

PHY 4340Research Projects in Physics

1-3

Total Credit Hours:14

PHY 3300: Courses offered every other year (PHY 2130, PHY 2550, PHY 3200, PHY 3300, PHY 4010, PHY 4020 and PHY 4400 should be substituted in alternate years)

Semester 8

PHY 3200Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism

4

PHY 4330Special Projects in Physics

1-3

PHY 4335/BIO 4335/CHE 4335Seminar in Physics

1

General Elective

3

PHY 4400Quantum Mechanics

4

Total Credit Hours:15

PHY 3200 and PHY 4400: Courses offered every other year (PHY 2130, PHY 2550, PHY 3200, PHY 3300, PHY 4010, PHY 4020 and PHY 4400 should be substituted in alternate years)

3-2 Engineering Program

Total Credit Hours Semesters 1-6 (99 hours required for option 2) 103-104 hours

Total Credit Hours: 130-131