Major in Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
ENR 160Introduction to Engineering3
ENR/PHY 260Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1
PHY 292
PHY 292D
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
4
PHY 296
PHY 297
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab
4
PHY 302
PHY 303
Electronics
and Electronics Lab
4
PHY 312
PHY 313
Modern Physics
and Modern Physics Lab
4
ENR 306
ENR 307
Digital Logic and Design
and Digital Logic and Design Lab
4
ENR 316
ENR 317
Analog Circuitry and Design
and Analog Circuitry & Design Lab
4
ENR/PHY 320Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering4
ENR 326Circuit Analysis & Simulations4
ENR 336Signals and Systems4
ENR/PHY 352Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering3
ENR/PHY 353Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab1
PHY 400Electricity and Magnetism4
ENR 424
ENR 425
Materials and Devices
and Materials and Devices Lab
4
Choose one from Optical Science:4
Optics
and Optics Lab
Topics in Contemporary Optics
and Topics in Contemporary Optics Lab
ENR 436
ENR 437
Microprocessors
and Microprocessors Lab
4
ENR 446
ENR 447
Control Systems
and Control Systems Lab
4
ENR 465Engineering Design Seminar1
ENR 490Engineering Design Project3
COS 205Scientific Computing3
MAT 124MCalculus 14
MAT 125Calculus 24
MAT 222Differential Equations3
MAT 223Multivariable Calculus3
Major *85
General Education49-50
Total Credits134-135

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B.A. in Electrical Engineering 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY 292
PHY 292D
General Physics I and General Physics I Lab
4GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3PHY 296
PHY 297
General Physics II and General Physics II Lab
4
MAT 124M Calculus 14 MAT 125 Calculus 24
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 15 3 16
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENR 260 Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1ENR 160 Introduction to Engineering3MAT 222 Differential Equations3
MAT 223 Multivariable Calculus3 PHY 312
PHY 313
Modern Physics and Modern Physics Lab
4
COS 205 Scientific Computing3 Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3
PHY 302
PHY 303
Electronics and Electronics Lab
4 Second Language (S) course1 4
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Cross-cultural Experience (Z) Course 0-3
 14 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENR 320 Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering4World Cultures (U) course 3PHY 332
PHY 333
Optics and Optics Lab
4
ENR 316
ENR 317
Analog Circuitry and Design and Analog Circuitry Design Lab
4 ENR 352
ENR 353
Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering and Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab
4
PHY 400 Electricity and Magnetism4 ENR 306
ENR 307
Digital Logic and Design and Digital Logic and Design Lab
4
THE 201 Christian Theology3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) Course 3
 15 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENR 326 Circuit Analysis Simulations4Interim Off ENR 446
ENR 447
Control Systems and Control Systems Lab
4
ENR 336 Signals and Systems4 ENR 436
ENR 437
Microprocessors and Microprocessors Lab
4
ENR 424
ENR 425
Materials and Devices and Materials and Devices Lab
4 ENR 490 Engineering Design Project3
ENR 465 Engineering Design Seminar1 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) Course 3
Comparative Systems (G) Course 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) Course 1
 16 0 15
Total Credits 130

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only. 

B.A. in Electrical Engineering 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY 292
PHY 292D
General Physics I and General Physics I Lab
4GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4PHY 296
PHY 297
General Physics II and General Physics II Lab
4
MAT 124M Calculus 14 MAT 125 Calculus 24
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1  
 16 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MAT 223 Multivariable Calculus3ENR 160 Introduction to Engineering3MAT 222 Differential Equations3
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 PHY 312
PHY 313
Modern Physics and Modern Physics Lab
4
PHY 302
PHY 303
Electronics and Electronics Lab
4 COS 205 Scientific Computing3
World Cultures (U) course 3 Second Language (S) course1 4
  Cross-cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
 14 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENR 320 Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering4Comparative Systems (G) course 3PHY 332
PHY 333
Optics and Optics Lab
4
ENR 316
ENR 317
Analog Circuitry and Design and Analog Circuitry Design Lab
4 ENR 352
ENR 353
Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering and Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab
4
PHY 400 Electricity and Magnetism4 ENR 306
ENR 307
Digital Logic and Design and Digital Logic and Design Lab
4
ENR 260 Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3  
 16 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENR 326 Circuit Analysis Simulations4Interim Off 0ENR 446
ENR 447
Control Systems and Control Systems Lab
4
ENR 336 Signals and Systems4 ENR 436
ENR 437
Microprocessors and Microprocessors Lab
4
ENR 424
ENR 425
Materials and Devices and Materials and Devices Lab
4 ENR 490 Engineering Design Project3
ENR 465 Engineering Design Seminar1 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 13 0 15
Total Credits 129

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only. 

ENR 160 • Introduction to Engineering 3 Credits.

Introduction to engineering fields, practicing engineers, engineering work, and the tools that engineers use. Topics such as process and methodology, statistical analysis, and the use of computer software (e.g., CAD) in the development of specifications, design, and prototyping. Emphasis on the ethics and responsibilities of the engineering process.
Offered: Interim.

ENR 260 • Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar 1 Credit.

Focus on developing careers in high-technology fields such as engineering and physics. Emphasis on exploring some of the wide variety of specific careers possible through methods such as video, lecture, tours, and guest speakers. Development of practical professional skills such as writing resumes and cover letters, accumulating connections and experience, and developing techniques for interviewing.
Prerequisites: PHY 296/297. Offered: Fall. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in physics.

ENR 306 • Digital Logic and Design 3 Credits.

Introduction to digital logic and design. Topics may include Boolean algebra, design and optimization of combinational and sequential logic, the use of programmable logic devices such as FPGA, VHDL or Verilog modeling, and an introduction to processors and memory. Extensive lab experience in the simulation, design, construction and testing of digital circuits.
Prerequisites: PHY 302/303, MAT 125. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 307 is required. Offered: Spring.

ENR 307 • Digital Logic and Design Lab 1 Credit.

Lab experience accompanying ENR 306 .
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 306 is required. Offered: Spring.

ENR 308 • Statics and Mechanics of Materials 4 Credits.

Force and moment vectors, equilibrium of rigid bodies in two and three dimensions; trusses, friction, centroids, and moments of inertia. Linear elasticity; introduction to stress and strain analysis applied to beams, vessels, pipes, and combined loading; stress and strain; axial, flexural, and torsional deflections for linear elastic materials.
Prerequisites: MAT 223 (may be taken concurrently); PHY 292/292D. Offered: Spring, even # years.

ENR 316 • Analog Circuitry and Design 3 Credits.

Feedback principles and electronic circuit theory and device theory applied to multistage transistor amplifiers. Detailed study of operational amplifiers. Power supply design. Nonlinear circuits. Introduction to filter theory. Introduction to noise analysis and low noise design. Circuit design and construction experience emphasized in projects and the laboratory.
Prerequisites: PHY 302; PHY 303; MAT 222 (may be taken concurrently) Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 317 is required. Offered: Fall, odd # years.

ENR 317 • Analog Circuitry & Design Lab 1 Credit.

Lab experience accompanying ENR 316.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 316 is required. Offered: Fall, odd # years.

ENR 318 • Engineering Thermal Science 3 Credits.

Fundamental laws of thermodynamics. Energy transfer modes. The properties, equations of state, processes, and cycles for reversible/irreversible thermodynamic systems. Equations for conservation of mass and energy, plus entropy balances. Application of thermodynamic principles to modern engineering systems.
Offered: Occasionally.

ENR 320 • Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering 4 Credits.

Development of skill in mathematical techniques useful in the solution of physics and engineering problems. Included are vector analysis; line and surface integrals; Fourier analysis; partial differential equations; and linear algebra topics such as basis, dimension, matrices, eigenvalues/eigenvectors.
Prerequisites: MAT 222; MAT 223. Offered: Fall. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in physics.

ENR 326 • Circuit Analysis & Simulations 4 Credits.

Circuit analysis techniques as applied to: sinusoidal steady state analysis with power calculations, first and second order transient analysis in both time and Laplace domains, three-phase circuits and magnetically coupled circuits. Additional topics include: frequency response, resonance, filters, Bode plots. Simulation of electrical and electronic circuits will be emphasized.
Prerequisites: PHY 302; PHY 303. Offered: Spring, odd # years.

ENR 336 • Signals and Systems 4 Credits.

Continuous-and discrete-time signals and systems. Topics include: definitions and properties of signals and systems, convolution, solution of differential and difference equations, Laplace and Z transforms, and Fourier analysis. Emphasis is on applications to signal processing, communication and control systems.
Prerequisites: MAT 222, PHY 302; PHY 303, ENR 352; ENR 353. Offered: Fall even # years

ENR 352 • Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering 3 Credits.

Application of the computer to solving applied problems of interest to physicists and engineers. Computer techniques are developed for numerical methods, simulation models, and data acquisition and control in the laboratory.
Prerequisites: MAT 223; PHY 296/297 (grade of C or better) or consent of instructor. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 353 is required. Offered: Spring. Special Notes: PHY 302/303 is recommended. Carries cross-credit in physics.

ENR 353 • Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying ENR 352.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 352 is required. Offered: Spring. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in physics.

ENR 420 • Software Process 3 Credits.

Balancing the various real-world challenges that a software engineer encounters, including ambiguity, conflicting requirements, task-time estimation, team dynamics, requests from customers, product managers or architects. A team-based software project on a modern computer science topic will be developed during the semester.
Prerequisites: COS 216; ENR 477 recommended. Special Notes: Cross listed with COS 420. Offered: Spring odd # years.

ENR 422 • Fluid Mechanics 3 Credits.

Laws of statics, kinematics, and dynamics applied to fluid mechanics. Integral and differential conservation laws for mass, momentum, and energy. Dimensional analysis, viscous pipe flow, boundary layers, separated flows, and potential flow.
Prerequisites: MAT 223; PHY 296/297 (grade of C or better) or consent of instructor. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 423 is required. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in physics. Offered: Fall.

ENR 423 • Fluid Mechanics Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying ENR 422.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 422 is required. Offered: Fall. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in Physics.

ENR 424 • Materials and Devices 3 Credits.

Theory and application of condensed matter and materials. Physical origin of electrical, optical, mechanical, thermal, and magnetic properties. Particular emphasis on devices such as pn junction diodes, LEDs, solar cells, piezoelectrics, liquid crystals, nanostructures, and sensors. An accompanying lab explores characterization of materials and design, fabrication, and testing of devices.
Prerequisites: PHY 302/303 or PHY 312/313. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 425 is required. Offered: Fall, even # years. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in physics.

ENR 425 • Materials and Devices Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory component of ENR 424 .
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 424 required. Offered: Fall, even # years. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in physics.

ENR 436 • Microprocessors 3 Credits.

Advanced principles of microcomputer hardware and software. Topics include computer organization, instruction sets and addressing modes, assembly language programming, arithmetic and logic operations, input/output, buffers, interrupts and special purpose features such as A/D converters.
Prerequisites: ENR 306; ENR 307. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 437 is required. Offered: Fall, even # years.

ENR 437 • Microprocessors Lab 1 Credit.

Lab experience accompanying ENR 436.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 436 is required. Offered: Fall, even # years.

ENR 446 • Control Systems 3 Credits.

Time and frequency domain representation of feedback control systems. Topics include: stability criteria, root locus methods, frequency response techniques, digital implementation and hardware considerations.
Prerequisites: ENR 336. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 447 is required. Offered: Spring odd # years

ENR 447 • Control Systems Lab 1 Credit.

Lab experience accompanying ENR 446.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in ENR 446 is required. Offered: Spring odd # years.

ENR 450 • Topics in Applied Physics and Engineering 3-4 Credits.

Topics selected from various fields of engineering and applied physics for the purpose of illustrating the practical application of physical principles. Emphasis on developing the skills and viewpoints commonly used by engineers and industrial physicists.
Prerequisites: ENR 320 (may be taken concurrently); MAT 222. Offered: Occasionally. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in physics, Course may be repeated when a different topic is emphasized, The field of engineering or applied physics is announced prior to registration.

ENR 465 • Engineering Design Seminar 1 Credit.

Prepares students for engineering practice through a major design experience. Design projects have a major engineering component to them, and are intentionally multi-disciplinary in nature. Students work in teams to design a system to meet a given specification that requires the incorporation of relevant engineering standards.
Prerequisites: Senior standing and a declared major in Electrical Engineering. Offered: Fall.

ENR 477 • Software Engineering 3 Credits.

Formal approach to the design and development of software. Design methodologies include object-oriented design, components, design patterns, and event-driven design. Project management, walkthroughs, documentation, team programming, and the development of a significant software project.
Prerequisites: COS 216. Special Notes: Cross listed with COS 477. Offered: Fall, odd # years.

ENR 490 • Engineering Design Project 3 Credits.

Prepares students for engineering practice through a major design and prototyping experience. The design produced in ENR 465 will be the basis for building a prototype system. The prototype will incorporate relevant engineering standards. Final designs and prototypes are documented in a professional manner and presented publicly.
Prerequisites: ENR 465. Offered: Spring

PHY 102 • Physics of Everyday Life 3 Credits.

Explores how physics concepts can be used to understand everyday phenomena in the world around us. Topics include mechanics, waves (including sound and light), thermodynamics, and atomic and nuclear physics. Lecture demonstrations and laboratories stress a clear understanding of observed phenomena.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 102D is required. Offered: Interim.

PHY 102D • Physics of Everyday Life-Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 102.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 102 is required. Offered: Interim.

PHY 112 • Introduction to Astronomy 3 Credits.

The concepts, techniques, and tools of astronomy and astrophysics for nonscience students. Includes historical overview; identification of constellations; telescopes; the nature of light, atomic spectra, and structure; the nuclear physics of stars; the life cycle of stars; and current theories of the fate of the universe.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 112D is required. Offered: Fall.

PHY 112D • Introduction to Astronomy Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 112. Includes optics, atomic spectra, and observations with simple instruments and telescopes.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 112 is required. Offered: Fall.

PHY 202 • Introductory Physics I 3 Credits.

Mechanics, thermal properties of matter and mechanical waves.
Prerequisites: MAT 123M, MAT 124M, or solid understanding and competency in high school mathematics as demonstrated by at least one of the following: a Math ACT score of at least 23, 519 on the Math portion of the SAT, a Math Placement Test score of at least 3. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 202D is required. Offered: Fall

PHY 202D • Introductory Physics I Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 202.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 202 is required. Offered: Fall.

PHY 206 • Introductory Physics II 3 Credits.

Electricity and magnetism, sound waves, optical phenomena, and modern physics.
Prerequisites: PHY 202/202D. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 207 is required. Offered: Spring

PHY 207 • Introductory Physics II Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 206.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 206 is required. Offered: Spring.

PHY 260 • Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar 1 Credit.

Focus on developing careers in high-technology fields such as engineering and physics. Emphasis on exploring some of the wide variety of specific careers possible through methods such as video, lecture, tours, and guest speakers. Development of practical professional skills such as writing resumes and cover letters, accumulating connections and experience, and developing techniques for interviewing.
Prerequisites: PHY 296/297. Offered: Fall. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in engineering.

PHY 292 • General Physics I 3 Credits.

Kinematics, mechanics, oscillations, fluids, and conservation principles.
Prerequisites: MAT 124M (may be taken concurrently). Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 292D is required. Offered: Fall

PHY 292D • General Physics I Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 292.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 292 is required. Offered: Fall.

PHY 296 • General Physics II 3 Credits.

Electricity, magnetism, thermodynamics, sound waves, and optics.
Prerequisites: PHY 292/292D (with a grade of C or better); MAT 125 (may be taken concurrently). Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 297 is required. Offered: Spring

PHY 297 • General Physics II Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 296.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 296 is required. Offered: Spring.

PHY 302 • Electronics 3 Credits.

Fundamentals of digital and analog electronics intended for scientists and engineers.
Prerequisites: PHY 296/297 (grade of C or better); MAT 124M. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 303 is required. Offered: Fall

PHY 303 • Electronics Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 302. Extensive laboratory exercises and a choice of projects provide hands-on experience with circuits using transistors, operational amplifiers, logic gates, flip-flops, and other devices.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 302 is required. Offered: Fall.

PHY 312 • Modern Physics 3 Credits.

Relativity, quantum theory, atomic structure, nuclear structure, and elementary particles.
Prerequisites: PHY 296/297 (grade of C or better); MAT 223. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 313 is required. Offered: Spring

PHY 313 • Modern Physics Lab 1 Credit.

Atomic and nuclear laboratory experiments accompanying PHY 312.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 312 is required. Offered: Spring.

PHY 320 • Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering 4 Credits.

Development of skill in mathematical techniques useful in the solution of physics and engineering problems. Included are vector analysis; line and surface integrals; Fourier analysis; partial differential equations; and linear algebra topics such as basis, dimension, matrices, eigenvalues/eigenvectors.
Prerequisites: MAT 222; MAT 223. Offered: Fall. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in engineering.

PHY 332 • Optics 3 Credits.

Principles of geometrical and physical optics.
Prerequisites: PHY 312/313; MAT 223. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 333 is required. Offered: Spring, even # years

PHY 333 • Optics Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 332 emphasizing physical optics measurements, laser technology, and holography.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 332 is required. Offered: Spring, even # years.

PHY 340 • Mechanics 4 Credits.

Particle dynamics, conservative motion, central forces, accelerated coordinate systems, and Lagrange’s equations of motion.
Prerequisites: PHY 296/297 (grade of C or better); MAT 222; MAT 223. Offered: Fall.

PHY 352 • Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering 3 Credits.

Application of the computer to solving applied problems of interest to physicists and engineers. Computer techniques are developed for numerical methods, simulation models, and data acquisition and control in the laboratory.
Prerequisites: MAT 223; PHY 296/297, and PHY 302/303 (grade of C or better) or consent of instructor. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 353 is required. Offered: Spring. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in engineering.

PHY 353 • Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 352.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 352 is required. Offered: Spring. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in engineering.

PHY 365 • Physics Research Seminar 1 Credit.

An introduction to research in physics and the development of scientific writing skills. Emphasis placed on preparing for departmental research experiences such as PHY 490 and external research experiences such as those found in industry, summer fellowship programs, and graduate schools.
Prerequisites: PHY 260; PHY 312/313; junior standing; a major in the physics department. Offered: Spring

PHY 400 • Electricity and Magnetism 4 Credits.

Electro- and magnetostatics, electric and magnetic fields, and electromagnetic waves.
Prerequisites: PHY 296/297 (grade of C or better); MAT 222; MAT 223. Offered: Fall, odd # years

PHY 410 • Thermodynamics 4 Credits.

Laws of thermodynamics, conditions for thermodynamic equilibrium, and fundamentals of statistical mechanics.
Prerequisites: PHY 296/297 (grade of C or better); MAT 223. PHY 312/313 is strongly recommended. Offered: Spring, odd # years

PHY 422 • Fluid Mechanics 3 Credits.

Laws of statics, kinematics, and dynamics applied to fluid mechanics. Integral and differential conservation laws for mass, momentum, and energy. Dimensional analysis, viscous pipe flow, boundary layers, separated flows, and potential flow.
Prerequisites: PHY 296/297 (grade of C or better); MAT 223. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 423 is required. Offered: Fall, odd # years. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in engineering.

PHY 423 • Fluid Mechanics Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 422.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 422 required. Offered: Fall, odd # years. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in engineering.

PHY 424 • Materials and Devices 3 Credits.

Theory and application of condensed matter and materials. Physical origin of electrical, optical, mechanical, thermal, and magnetic properties. Particular emphasis on devices such as pn junction diodes, LEDs, solar cells, piezoelectrics, liquid crystals, nanostructures, and sensors. An accompanying lab explores characterization of materials and design, fabrication, and testing of devices.
Prerequisites: PHY 302/303 or PHY 312/313. Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 425 is required. Offered: Fall, even # years. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in engineering.

PHY 425 • Materials and Devices Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory component of PHY 424.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 424 required. Offered: Fall, even # years. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in engineering.

PHY 432 • Topics in Contemporary Optics 3 Credits.

Fourier optics, theory of coherence, quantum optics, nonlinear optics, and the physics of lasers.
Prerequisites: PHY 312/313; MAT 222; MAT 223. Concurrent registration in PHY 433 is required. Offered: Spring, odd # years

PHY 433 • Topics in Contemporary Optics Lab 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience accompanying PHY 432.
Corequisites: Concurrent registration in PHY 432 is required. Offered: Spring, odd # years.

PHY 440 • Quantum Mechanics 4 Credits.

Concepts and techniques of quantum mechanics.
Prerequisites: PHY 312/313; MAT 222; MAT 223. Offered: Fall, even # years

PHY 450 • Topics in Applied Physics and Engineering 3-4 Credits.

Topics selected from various fields of engineering and applied physics for the purpose of illustrating the practical application of physical principles. Emphasis on developing the skills and viewpoints commonly used by engineers and industrial physicists. The field of engineering or applied physics is announced prior to registration.
Prerequisites: PHY 302 and PHY 352 (may be taken concurrently); MAT 222. Repeatable course: Course may be repeated when a different topic is emphasized. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in Engineering. Offered: Occasionally.

PHY 481 • Internship in Physics 1-4 Credits.

A practical experience in an off-campus professional setting in which the student applies the skills and perspectives of a physicist. Designed by student in consultation with a faculty member.
Prerequisites: Major in applied physics or physics; junior or senior standing. Offered: Fall, spring

PHY 490 • Research 3 Credits.

An opportunity for individual student projects under the supervision of the faculty.
Prerequisites: Senior standing; PHY 365; major in physics department. Offered: Fall, spring