Bachelor of Arts in Physics - 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
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Third Semester
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Prerequisite, B4) 2,3 4
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units16
Fourth Semester
MATH 227 Calculus II (Major Prerequisite) 4
PHYS 220
PHYS 222
General Physics with Calculus I
and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory (Major Prerequisite, B1, B3)
4
GE Area D 3
GE Area C 3
 Units14
Fifth Semester
MATH 228 Calculus III (Major Prerequisite) 4
PHYS 230
PHYS 232
General Physics with Calculus II
and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory (Major 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 (if selecting MATH 245) or 3
Linear Algebra (if selecting MATH 376)  
 Units14
Sixth Semester
MATH 245
Elementary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra (Major Prerequisite)
or Ordinary Differential Equations I
3
PHYS 240
PHYS 242
General Physics with Calculus III
and General Physics with Calculus III Laboratory (Major Prerequisite)
4
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 5
 Units15
Seventh Semester
PHYS 320 Modern Physics I (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
PHYS 321 Modern Physics Laboratory (Major Upper-Division Core) 2
PHYS 330 Analytical Mechanics I (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
PHYS 385 Introduction to Theoretical Physics I (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units14
Eighth Semester
PHYS 360 Electricity and Magnetism I (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
PHYS 370 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
Major Elective (On advisement. PHYS 460 or PHYS 325 recommended.) 4
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units13
Ninth Semester
PHYS 490 Physics Project Laboratory (Major Upepr-Division Core) 2
 Units2
Tenth Semester
PHYS 491GW Advanced Laboratory II - GWAR (Major Upper-Division Core) 1
PHYS 695 Culminating Experience in Physics (Major Upper-Division Core) 1
 Units2
 Total Units120