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Dr. Allan Greer
Email: greera@gonzaga.edu
Professor and Chair

Office: Herak 314
Phone:(509) 313-6757
Fax:(509) 313-5718



Gonzaga University
Physics Department
AD Box 51
502 E. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA 99258-0051



2017-2018 Catalog Requirements for the Physics Major
 

B.S. Major in Physics (54 Credits)
 

Degree Worksheet

Lower Division Requirements (34 Credits)


PHYS 103 Scientific Physics I 4 credits
PHYS 103L Scientific Physics I Lab 1 credit
PHYS 204 Scientific Physics II 4 credits
PHYS 204L Scientific Physics II Lab 1 credit
PHYS 205 Modern Physics 3 credits
PHYS 217 Modern Physics Lab 2 credits
CHEM 101 General Chemistry 3 credits
CHEM 101L General Chemistry Lab 1 credit
CPSC 121 Computer Science I 3 credits
MATH 157 Calculus I 4 credits
MATH 258 Calculus II 4 credits
PHYS 208 Computational Physics 2 credits
PHYS 210 Linear Electronics 2 credits

 

Upper Division Requirements (14 Credits)


PHYS 300 Mathematical Methods 3 credits
PHYS 301 Intermediate Mechanics 3 credits
PHYS 306 Electricity and Magnetism 3 credits
PHYS 310 Intermediate Laboratory 2 credits
PHYS 464 Quantum Physics 3 credits

 

Electives (6 Credits)


PHYS 307 Optics* 3 credits
PHYS 402 Advanced Mechanics* 3 credits
PHYS 407 Electricity and Magnetism II 3 credits
PHYS 409 Nuclear and Particle Physics 3 credits
PHYS 415 Cosmology 3 credits
PHYS 450 Statistical Physics* 3 credits
PHYS 465 Advanced Quantum Physics 3 credits

* - indicates the course also counts as a Technical Elective in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
 

Additional Encouraged Courses


Math 259 Calculus III 4 credits
Math 260 Differential Equations 3 credits
Math 339 Linear Algebra 3 credits