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Standard Concentration

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select four of the following:16
PHY 310
MECHANICS I
PHY 311
MECHANICS II
PHY 320
ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM I
PHY 321
ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM II
PHY 360
QUANTUM MECHANICS I
PHY 361
QUANTUM MECHANICS II
PHY 370ELECTRONICS4
PHY 380EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS I4
or PHY 390 APPLIED COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS LABORATORY
Select four additional Physics courses, at least two at the 300 level, as approved by a departmental advisor16
MAT 261MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS II4
Select one year-long sequence of courses in the sciences, mathematics, or computer science from the following sequences:12
Biology Sequence
BIO 191
GENERAL BIOLOGY I FOR SCIENCE MAJORS
BIO 192
GENERAL BIOLOGY II FOR SCIENCE MAJORS
BIO 193
GENERAL BIOLOGY III FOR SCIENCE MAJORS
Chemistry Sequence
CHE 130
CHE 131
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
CHE 132
CHE 133
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
CHE 134
CHE 135
GENERAL CHEMISTRY III
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY III
Environmental Science Sequence
ENV 250
APPLIED ECOLOGY
or BIO 215
ECOLOGY
ENV 216
EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE
ENV 217
HUMAN IMPACTS ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Mathematics Sequence: Select three 300-level sequenced courses as approved by departmental advisor
Computer Science Sequence: Select any one year-long three-course sequence of CSC courses as approved by departmental faculty advisor

Open Electives 

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

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