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

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

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
MATH 197 Prelude to Calculus I (Prerequisite for MATH 226) 2,3 3
GE Area A 4 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
MATH 198 Prelude to Calculus II (Prerequisite for MATH 226, B4) 2,3 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Third Semester
ASTR 115 Introduction to Astronomy (Major Lower-Division Prerequisite, B1) 3
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Prerequisite, B4) 2,3 4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units16
Fourth Semester
MATH 227 Calculus II (Major Lower-Division 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 B: Life Science (B2) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units14
Fifth 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 UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units16
Sixth 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 UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units16
Seventh Semester
PHYS 320
PHYS 321
Modern Physics I
and Modern Physics Laboratory (Major Upper-Division Core)
5
Major Elective - Take Two 6 6
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units14
Eighth Semester
ASTR 340GW The Big Bang - GWAR (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
ASTR 470 Observational Techniques in Astronomy (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
PHYS 695 Culminating Experience in Physics (Major Upper-Division Core) 1
Major Elective - Take One 6 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 4
 Units14
 Total Units120