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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
ENG 1301 3
Geology or Biology 4
GS 1181 1
COMM 2301 3
CAM 1351, MATH 1302, 1351 3
TOTAL 14
Spring
ENG 1302 3
Geology or Biology 4
MATH 2331 3
PHYS 1441 4
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
TOTAL 17

Second Year

Fall
Language, Philosophy, Culture 3
MATH 2332 3
PHYS 2442 4
HIST 1301 3
Minor 3
TOTAL 16
Spring
MATH 3333 3
HIST 1302 3
PHYS 3301 3
PHYS 3461 4
Minor 3
TOTAL 16

Third Year

Fall
CHEM 1411 4
Physics (advanced)** 4
Physics (advanced)** 3
Minor (advanced) 3
TOTAL 14
Spring
CHEM 1412, PHYS 1301/1101, 1302/1102 4
Physics (advanced)** 4
Physics (advanced)** 3
MATH 3335 3
TOTAL 14

Fourth Year

Fall
POLS 2301 3
Physics (advanced)** 4
Physics (advanced)** 3
Minor 6
TOTAL 16
Spring
POLS 2302 3
Creative Arts 3
Physics (advanced)** 3
Physics (advanced)** 3
Minor (advanced) 3
TOTAL 15

*Recommended minors: Biology, Chemistry, 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.