Every other Jewish mother in Brooklyn would ask her child, 'So? Did you learn anything today?' But not my mother. 'Izzy,' she would say, 'did you ask a good question today?' Asking good questions made me become a scientist.
Isidore Rabi

Bachelor of Arts - Physics

  

First Year        
First Semester     Second Semester  
PHY 181.F  The Physical World (MPF IVB) 4   PHY 182.F  The Physical World (MPF IVB) 4
PHY 183  Physics Lab 1   PHY 184  Physics Lab (MPF IVB) 1
MTH 151 or 153  Calculus I 4-5   MTH 251  Calculus II 4
ENG 111  College Composition (MPF I) 3   ENG 112  Composition & Lit.  (MPF I) 3
Foreign Language 4   Foreign Language 3
 
16-17
   
15
 Second Year        
First Semester     Second Semester  
PHY281  Contemporary Physics I 3   PHY 282  Contemporary Physics II 3
PHY292  Electronic Instrumentation 2   PHY 293  Contemporary Physics Lab 2
PHY 294  Electronic Instrumentation Lab 2   PHY 286  Computational Physics 3
MTH 252  Calculus III 4   Miami Plan Foundation 3
Miami Plan Foundation 3   Miami Plan Foundation 3
Foreign Language 3   Miami Plan Foundation 3
 
17
   
17
Third Year        
First Semester     Second Semester  
PHY 400  Seminar 1   PHY 400  Seminar 1
Related hours elective 3   Related hours elective 4
Physics elective 4   Related hours elective 3
Miami Plan Foundation 3   Miami Plan Foundation 3
Miami Plan Foundation 3   Miami Plan Thematic Sequence (MPT) 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
 
18
   
17
Fourth Year        
First Semester     Second Semester  
PHY 400   Seminar 1   PHY 400   Seminar 1
Miami Plan Thematic Sequence (MPT) 3   Miami Plan Capstone 3
Electives 12   Electives 12
 
16
   
16

Note: Mathematics and foreign language placement is usually done during Summer Orientation.  Some students may start with Calculus II and/or need only one or two foreign language courses.