Freshman and Sophomore Recommended Course Schedule

Freshman and Sophomore Recommended Course Schedule

FRESHMAN
SUMMER FALL WINTER SPRING
PHYS 8 PHYS 21 PHYS 22 PHYS 23
PHYS 29 MATH MATH PHYS 20AL
  Science elective Science elective MATH 
  GE GE GE

 

SOPHOMORE
FALL WINTER SPRING
PHYS 24 PHYS 25 PHYS 100A
PHYS 20BL PHYS 20CL PHYS 103
MATH MATH GE
GE GE  

OR

FRESHMAN
FALL WINTER SPRING SUMMER
PHYS 8 PHYS 21 PHYS 22 PHYS 23
PHYS 29 MATH MATH PHYS 20AL
  Science elective Science elective MATH 
  GE GE GE

 

SOPHOMORE
FALL WINTER SPRING
PHYS 23 PHYS 24 PHYS 25
PHYS 20AL PHYS 20BL PHYS 20CL
MATH MATH MATH
GE GE GE

It is highly recommended that you take courses in differential and integral calculus prior to matriculation.

Math placement information can be found here. Must take the Math Placement Exam with no prior calculus experience.

PHYS 8 is strongly recommended unless you recieved a score of 5 on the Advanced Placement Calculus BC exam.

PHYS 29 Is offered every quarter.

Science electives that may apply towards the major: ASTRO 1, 2, CHEM 1A or 2A, 1B or 2B, EARTH 2, 9, 11, 20, EEMB 22 or W22, MCDB 20, PSTAT 10

A full listing of the current physics course offerings is given here