We are at the very beginning of time for the human race... there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
Richard P. Feynman

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.