A typical program for the BS degree in Physics with an option is shown below.  The options are listed in the Academic Catalog.

  Fall Winter Spring

Year 1

MTH 251 (4)
CH 231 (4)
CH 261 (1)
PH 198 (1)

MTH 252 (4)
CH 232 (4)
CH 262 (1)

MTH 254 (4)
CH 233 (4)
CH 263 (1)
PH 211 (4)
PH 221 (1)

Year 2

MTH 255 (4)
PH 212 (4)
PH 222 (1)

MTH 256 (4)
PH 213 (4)
PH 223 (1)

MTH 253 (4) OR MTH 264/265 *** (4)
MTH 341 (3)
PH 315 (3)

Year 3

PH 335 (3)
PH 411 (3)

PH 422 (3)
PH 425 (3)
PH 365 (1)
PH 401** (1)
Option (3)

PH 424 (3)
PH 426 (3)
PH 427 (3)
PH 366 (1)
PH 401** (1)

Year 4

PH 403 (1)
PH 401** (1)
PH 423 (3)
PH 367 (1)
PH 431* (3)
Option (3)

PH 403 (1) 
PH 451* (3)
Option (3)
Option (3)

PH 403 (1)
PH 441* (3)
Option (3)

(*) Students chose two of PH 431, PH 441, PH 451.

(**) Three credits of PH 401 Research, are required. Although they can be taken in terms other than shown here, it is strongly recommended to start research by the winter term of the junior year. Students doing external internships as a basis for their research should discuss this with the head advisor.

(***) Students interested in a MTH minor or double major should take MTH 253. Other students should take MTH 264/265.

Total Credits: 180, Physics: 74. PH Elective must be 400 level course (not 40x). Not shown are the Baccalaureate Core courses required by the university: Skills (Fitness, Speech, WR I, WR II), Perspectives (Cultural Diversity, Literature & the Arts, Social Processes & Institutions, Western Culture, and Difference, Power, & Discrimination), Synthesis (Contemporary Global Issues and Science, Technology, & Society).