Nov 11, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Physics, Option A, B.S. - 4-Year Degree Map


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First Year 

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I   4   CHEM 112 - General Chemistry II   4
COMP 100 - Composition   3   MATH 224 - Calculus II   4
MATH 223 - Calculus I   4   PHYS 204 - General Physics II   4
PHYS 203 - General Physics I   4   Gen Ed Elective 3
         
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Second Year 

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
PHYS 205 - General Physics III   3   PHYS 310 - Analytical Mechanics/Dynamics   4
PHYS 287 - Intermediate Physics Laboratory   1   MATH 277 - Ordinary Differential Equations   3
MATH 276 - Calculus III   4   Gen Ed Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective 3   Gen Ed Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective 3   Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective 3      
TOTAL 17   TOTAL 16

Third Year 

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
PHYS 333 - Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism I   3   PHYS 313 - Quantum Physics   3
MATH 384 - Partial Differential Equations   3   PHYS or ASTR Upper Division Elective 3
PHYS or ASTR Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Fourth Year 

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
PHYS 335  OR PHYS 340   4   PHYS 382 - Advanced Physics Laboratory   3
PHYS or ASTR Upper Division Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
      Elective 2
TOTAL 13   TOTAL 14

Total Credits for Degree: 120 

Elective Key


Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attributes: Basic Communication (BC3), Math (M3), American History (AH3), Other World Civilizations (OWC3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta’s Gen Ed requirements .

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta’s minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course at the 200- or 300-level. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta’s upper-division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course at the 200- or 300-level carrying an LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

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