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Option Geophysics Undergraduate Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Physics - College of Science





Math (27)

MTH 251. *Differential Calculus (4)
MTH 252. Integral Calculus (4)
MTH 253. Infinite Series and Sequences (4)
   or MTH 306. Matrix and Power Series Methods (4)
MTH 254. Vector Calculus I (4)
MTH 255. Vector Calculus II (4)
MTH 256. Applied Differential Equations (4)
MTH 341. Linear Algebra I (3)

Chemistry (15)

CH 231, CH 232, CH 233. *General Chemistry (4,4,4)
   and CH 261, CH 262, CH 263. *Laboratory for Chemistry 231, 232, 233 (1,1,1)

Physics Core (45)

PH 211, PH 212, PH 213. *General Physics with Calculus (4,4,4)
   and PH 221, PH 222, PH 223. Recitation for Physics 211, 212, 213 (1,1,1)
PH 315. Physics of Contemporary Challenges (3)
PH 335. Techniques of Theoretical Mechanics (3)
PH 365, PH 366, PH 367. Computational Physics Lab (1,1,1)
PH 411. Analog and Digital Electronics (3)
PH 422. Paradigms in Physics: Static Fields (3)
PH 423. Paradigms in Physics: Energy and Entropy (3)
PH 424. Paradigms in Physics: Oscillations and Waves (3)
PH 425. Paradigms in Physics: Quantum Fundamentals (3)
PH 426. Paradigms in Physics: Central Forces (3)
PH 427. Paradigms in Physics: Periodic Systems (3)

Senior-level Physics (15)

PH 401. Research (3)
PH 403. ^Thesis (3)

Select two courses chosen from:
PH 431. Capstones in Physics: Electromagnetism (3)
PH 435. Capstones in Physics: Classical Mechanics (3)
PH 451. Capstones in Physics: Quantum Mechanics (3)

Geophysics Electives (15)

Plus 15 credits of approved upper-division courses in physics or earth science at the 400 level or beyond, including at least one laboratory course, which form a coherent set. At least 8 of these credits must be in earth science.

Total=117


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)


Option Code: 593




 
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