University Catalogue

Curriculum in Physics

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science

Applied Physics Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

CHEM 121 General Chemistry I for Science Majors 3 hours
CLAB 123 General Chemistry Laboratory I for Science Majors 1 hour
ENGL 101G Freshman Composition 3 hours
MATH 2001,G Calculus I 5 hours
CMPS 161 Algorithm Design and Implementation I 3 hours
PHYS 130 Orientation to the Physics Curriculum 1 hour
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 18 hours

 

Second Semester

CHEM 122 General Chemistry II for Science Majors 3 hours
CLAB 124 General Chemistry Laboratory II for Science Majors 1 hour
ENGL 102G Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
MATH 201G Calculus II 5 hours
PHYS 221G General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 223 General Physics Laboratory 1 hour
  Total: 16 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

PHYS 222G General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 224 General Physics Laboratory 1 hour
CMPS 280 Algorithm Design and Implementation II                   3 hours
MATH 312 Calculus III 3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232G
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
History
ElectiveG
  3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

Physics
Electives2
  10 hours
COMM 211G Introduction to Public Speaking                               3 hours
  Total: 13 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

Physics
Electives2
  7 hours
MATH 350 Applied Differential Equations                                3 hours
Social
ScienceG
  3 hours
  Total: 13 hours

 

Second Semester

Physics
Electives2
  5 hours
Elective                                                                          3 hours
Biological
ScienceG
  4 hours
Social
ScienceG
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

Application
Electives3
                                                                   6 hours
Arts
Elective4,G
  3 hours
Electives   6 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

Second Semester

Application
Electives3
  9 hours
Electives                                                                    5 hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

All courses labeled with this symbol will be used to calculate the major GPA which must be a degree 2.0 average or higher.
1Math 161 and 165 may be used as electives for those students who must take them before entering Math 200.
2Must be selected from PHYS/PLAB 301, 303, 312, 314, 321, 331, 332, 351, 401, 421, 422, 425, or 430.
3Must be 200-, 300-, or 400-level courses. Must be selected from courses applicable to a minor in the course’s description.
4Must be selected from Visual Arts, Music, Theatre, or Dance.