# Physics (BS)

**2021-2022**catalog. VIEW CURRENT CATALOG

## 2021-2022

## Bachelor of Science

## 70

## 120

## Mankato

## Program Requirements

### Required General Education

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Prerequisites:
Satisfy Placement Table in this section, MATH 115 or both MATH 112 and MATH 113 with “C” (2.0) or better. *

*Goal Areas: GE-04*

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Prerequisites:
none
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*Goal Areas: GE-02, GE-03*

### Major Common Core

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Prerequisites:
MATH 112 or MATH 113 or MATH 115 or MATH 121 *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 121 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122 with “C” (2.0) or better, or consent *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

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Prerequisites:
none
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Prerequisites:
MATH 121 with a “C” or better; PHYS 221 with a “C” or better. *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 121 with a “C” or better; and PHYS 221 with a “C” or better *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 221 with a “C” or better; and PHYS 222 or concurrent. *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 221 with a “C” or better; and PHYS 223 or concurrent. *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122; (PHYS 222 and concurrently with PHYS 223) or PHYS 212. *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 335 *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 222 or PHYS 223; and MATH 321 or consent. *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 223 and MATH 321 and PHYS 222 *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 223 and PHYS 447 *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122 and PHYS 223 *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 335, PHYS 441, MATH 247, MATH 321 *

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Prerequisites:
CIS 121, MATH 122. Select one PHYS 222 or PHYS 223 *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 321 and PHYS 223 *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 336 or consent *

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Prerequisites:
Completed at least two upper division physics courses. *

### Major Restricted Electives

Choose either CIS 122 (4 credits) or both EE 230 (3 credits) and EE 240 (1 credit)

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Prerequisites:
MATH 113 or MATH 115 or MATH 121; and CS 110 or CIS 121 or IT 210 *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 222 or concurrent, MATH 321 or concurrent *

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Prerequisites:
Must be taken concurrently with EE 230. *

### Major Unrestricted Electives

**Required Electives** - Choose 4 Credit(s).

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Prerequisites:
AST 201 and AST 215, Consent *

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Prerequisites:
AST 215 *

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Prerequisites:
AST 201 and AST 215 *

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Prerequisites:
AST 225 *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 222, and MATH 321 *

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Prerequisites:
none
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Prerequisites:
MATH 122 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 223 and MATH 290 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 223 and MATH 321 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122, MATH 247 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 121, PHYS 212 or PHYS 222 *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 335 *

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Prerequisites:
Consent *

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Prerequisites:
Consent *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122 with C or better or consent *

## 4-Year Plan

The **4-Year Plan** is a model for completing your degree in a timely manner. Your individual 4-Year plan may change based on a number of variables including transfer courses and the semester/year you start your major. Carefully work with your academic advisors to devise your own unique plan.

* Please meet with your advisor on appropriate course selection to meet your educational and degree goals.

### First Year

**Fall** - 15 Credits

*Goal Areas: GE-04*

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Prerequisites:
none
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###
General Education Course *
3 credits

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General Education Course *
3 credits

**Spring** - 15 Credits

*
Prerequisites:
MATH 121 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

*
Prerequisites:
none
*

*Goal Areas: GE-02, GE-03*

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General Education Course *
3 credits

### Second Year

**Fall** - 14 Credits

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Prerequisites:
MATH 121 with a “C” or better; PHYS 221 with a “C” or better. *

*
Prerequisites:
MATH 122 with “C” (2.0) or better, or consent *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 221 with a “C” or better; and PHYS 222 or concurrent. *

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General Education Course *
3 credits

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General Education Course *
3 credits

**Spring** - 14 Credits

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Prerequisites:
MATH 121 with a “C” or better; and PHYS 221 with a “C” or better *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 221 with a “C” or better; and PHYS 223 or concurrent. *

*
Prerequisites:
MATH 122 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122; (PHYS 222 and concurrently with PHYS 223) or PHYS 212. *

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General Education Course *
3 credits

### Third Year

**Fall** - 16 Credits

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 335 *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 222 or PHYS 223; and MATH 321 or consent. *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 223 and MATH 321 and PHYS 222 *

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General Education Course *
3 credits

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General Education Course *
3 credits

**Spring** - 16 Credits

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent *

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 223 and PHYS 447 *

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Prerequisites:
MATH 122 and PHYS 223 *

*
Prerequisites:
PHYS 336 or consent *

###
General Education Course *
3 credits

### Fourth Year

**Fall** - 15 Credits

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Prerequisites:
PHYS 335, PHYS 441, MATH 247, MATH 321 *

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Prerequisites:
CIS 121, MATH 122. Select one PHYS 222 or PHYS 223 *

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Elective Course in Major *
2 credits

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General Education Course *
3 credits

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General Education Course *
3 credits

**Spring** - 12 Credits

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Prerequisites:
MATH 321 and PHYS 223 *

*
Prerequisites:
Completed at least two upper division physics courses. *