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B.S. in Applied Physics (Optics 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
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
MAT124M1 Calculus 14 MAT125 Calculus 24
 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 MAT222 Differential Equations3
PHY260 Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1 Second Language (S) course 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
PHY320 Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering4 PHY332
PHY333 (spring, even years) Optics, Optics Lab
4
PHY400 (fall, odd years) Electricity and Magnetism4 PHY440 Quantum Mechanics4
THE201 Christian Theology3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
  Interpreting Biblical themes (J) course 3
 15 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY440 Quantum Mechanics4Interim Off PHY432
PHY433 (spring, even) Topics in Contemporary Optics, Topics in Contemporary Optics Lab
4
PHY490 Research3 Electives 8
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
Electives 4  
 14-17 0 13-16
Total Credits: 125-131
1

Students may also choose to use this course to meet 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 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 (Optics 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
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
MAT124M1 Calculus 14 MAT125 Calculus 24
 15 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 MAT222 Differential Equations3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Second Language (S) course2 4
 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
PHY400 Electricity and Magnetism4 PHY332
PHY333 Optics and Optics Lab
4
PHY260 Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1 PHY320 Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering4
PHY320 Mathematical Methods in Physics and Engineering4 Interpreting Biblical themes (J) course 3
  Comparative Systems (G) course 3
 13 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY440 Quantum Mechanics4Interim Off PHY432
PHY433 Topics in Contemporary Optics and Topics in Contemporary Optics Lab
4
PHY490 Research3 Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Electives 8
Elective 4  
 14-17 0 13-16
Total Credits: 124-130
1

Students may also choose to use this course to meet 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 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.)