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B.S. in Applied Physics (Biomedical Emphasis) 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY292
292D1 General Physics I and General Physics I Lab
4GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4PHY296
PHY297 General Physics II and General Physics II Lab
4
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
MAT124M Calculus 14 MAT125 Calculus 24
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
 14 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY302
PHY303 Electronics and Electronics Lab
4World Cultures (U) course 3PHY312
PHY313 Modern Physics and Modern Physics Lab
4
COS205 Scientific Computing3 PHY352
PHY353 Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering and Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab
4
MAT223 Multivariable Calculus3 THE201 Christian Theology3
PHY260 Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1 Second Language (S) course1 4
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3  
 14 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
CHE208
208D Accelerated General Chemistry and Accelerated General Chemistry Lab
4Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3PHY365 Physics Research Seminar1
PHY422
PHY423 Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Mechanics Lab
4 PHY332
PHY333 Optics and Optics Lab
4
BIO120
BIO121 ( fall, odd years) Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology, Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab
4 PHY340 Mechanics4
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
  Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 12-15 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY320 Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering4Interim Off BIO216 Human Physiology3
BIO214
BIO215 Human Anatomy and Human Anatomy Lab
4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
PHY424
PHY425 Materials and Devices and Materials and Devices Lab
4 Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1
PHY490 Research3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
  Elective 4
 15 0 12
Total Credits: 122-125
1

Students may also use this course to complete a General Education requirement.

2

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

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.S. in Applied Physics (Biomedical Emphasis) 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY292
292D1 General Physics I and General Physics I Lab
4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4PHY296
PHY297 General Physics II and General Physics II Lab
4
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
MAT124M Calculus 14 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 MAT125 Calculus 24
 15 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COS205 Scientific Computing3World Cultures (U) course 3PHY312
PHY313 Modern Physics and Modern Physics Lab
4
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 PHY352
PHY353 Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering and Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab
4
MAT223 Multivariable Calculus3 Second Language (S) course1 4
PHY302
PHY303 Electronics and Electronics Lab
4 THE201 Christian Theology3
 14 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
CHE208
208D Accelerated General Chemistry and Accelerated General Chemistry Lab
4Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3PHY365 Physics Research Seminar1
BIO120
BIO121 Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology and Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab
4 PHY332
PHY333 Optics and Optics Lab
4
PHY422
PHY423 Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Mechanics Lab
4 PHY340 Mechanics4
PHY260 Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 13-16 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY320 Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering4Interim Off BIO216
BIO217 Human Physiology and Human Physiology Lab
4
BIO214
BIO215 Human Anatomy and Human Anatomy Lab
4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
PHY424
PHY425 Materials and Devices and Materials and Devices Lab
4 Elective 4
PHY490 Research3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 15 0 12-15
Total Credits: 124-130
1

Students may also use this course to complete a General Education requirement.

2

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

Because of possible double counting between General Education and the major, the actual credit total can be reduced to 122. 

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