Bachelor of Arts in Physics: Concentration in Astronomy - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 52

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ASTR 115 Introduction to Astronomy (Major Lower-Division Prerequiiste, B1) 3
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Prerequisite, B4) 2 4
GE Area A 3 3
GE Area C 3
 Units16
Second Semester
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
MATH 227 Calculus II (Major Lower-Divison Prerequisite) 4
PHYS 220
PHYS 222
General Physics with Calculus I
and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Prerequisite, B1, B3)
4
GE Area A 3
 Units14
Third Semester
ASTR 301 Observational Astronomy Laboratory (Major Upper-Division Core) 2
MATH 228 Calculus III (Major Lower-Division Prerequisite) 4
PHYS 230
PHYS 232
General Physics with Calculus II
and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Prerequisite)
4
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units16
Fourth Semester
ASTR 300 Stars, Planets, and the Milky Way (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
PHYS 240
PHYS 242
General Physics with Calculus III
and General Physics with Calculus III Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Prerequisite)
4
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units16
Fifth Semester
PHYS 320
PHYS 321
Modern Physics I
and Modern Physics Laboratory (Major Upper-Division Core)
5
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units14
Sixth Semester
ASTR/PHYS 340GW The Big Bang - GWAR (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
ASTR 470 Observational Techniques in Astronomy (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Major Elective - Take Two 5 6
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
PHYS 695 Culminating Experience in Physics (Major Upper-Division Core) 1
Major Elective - Take One 5 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 4 10
 Units14
 Total Units120