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Department of Physics and Geosciences
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

Four-Year Plan - Bachelor of Science in Physics

Total Hours: 120

First Year

Fall
English 1301 3
Geology or Biology 4
Communications 2301 3
Computer Science 1361 3
Social Science 3
TOTAL 16
Spring
English 1302 3
Geology or Biology 4
Math 2513 (Calculus I) 5
Physics 1441 4
   
TOTAL 16

Second Year

Fall
History 1301 3
ENG (Sophomore Literature) 3
Math 3514 (Calculus II) 5
Physics 2442 4
   
TOTAL 15
Spring
History 1302 3
Minor 3
Math 3335 (Differential Equations) 3
Physics 3301 (Math Physics) 3
Physics 3461 (Modern Physics) 4
TOTAL 16

Third Year

Fall
Chemistry 1411 4
Minor 3
Physics (advanced)** 4
Physics (advanced)** 3
   
TOTAL 14
Spring
Chemistry 1412 4
Minor (advanced) 3
Physics (advanced)** 4
Physics (advanced)** 3
   
TOTAL 14

Fourth Year

Fall
Political Science 2301 3
Minor 6
Physics (advanced)** 4
Physics (advanced)** 3
   
TOTAL 16
Spring
Political Science 2302 3
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Minor (advanced) 3
Physics (advanced)** 3
Physics (advanced)** 3
TOTAL 15

*Recommended minors: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, or Mathematics.  If a student chooses a different minor, this degree may require more than 120 hours.

**Physics (advanced) as specified on the degree program.