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Comprehensive & Applied Physics Track Electives

The following courses may be used to satisfy the comprehensive or applied physics track requirements for 6 or 9 credits, respectively, of additional physics or cognate subjects. Further courses may be accepted by petition to the undergraduate faculty advisor (UFA). Additional courses which also qualify as applied physics track electives are listed underneath. Note that no class may be used to satisfy multiple requirements.

Course Topic
Phys 323 Electromagnetism III (4)
Phys 324 Quantum Mechanics I (4)
Phys 325 Quantum Mechanics II (4)
Phys 328 Statistical Physics (3)
Phys 329 Classical Mechanics (3)
Phys 407, 408, 409  Physics by Inquiry (5)
Phys 419 Quantum Computing (3)
Phys 421 Atomic Physics (3)
Phys 422 Nuclear and Particle Physics (3)
Phys 423 Condensed Matter Physics (3)
Phys 427 Applications of Physics (1-3)
Phys 428 Selected Topics in Physics (1-5)
Phys 429 Biophysics (3)
Physics graduate courses -- requires permission of instructor and UFA
Astr 301 Astronomy for Scientists & Engineers (3)
Astr 321 Solar System (3)
Astr 322 Our Galaxy (3)
Astr 323 Extragalactic Astronomy & Cosmology (3)
Astr 419 Exoplanets (3)
Astr 421 Stellar Observations and Theory (3)
Astr 423 High-Energy Astrophysics (3)
Astr 425 Cosmology (3)
Astr 427 Computational Astrophysics (3)
AMath 383 Continuous Modeling (3)
AMath 402 Dynamical Systems & Chaos (4)
AMath 481 Scientific Computing (5)
AMath 482 Computational Methods for Data Analysis (5)
AA 302 Incompressible Aerodynamics (4)
AA 310 Space Flight Mechanics (4)
AA 311 Atmospheric Flight Mechanics (4)
AA 312 Structural Vibrations (4)
AA 402 Viscous Fluid Mechanics (3)
AA 405 Aerospace Plasmas (3)
AA 419 Aerospace Heat Transfer
Atm S 301 Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences (5)
Atm S 321 Science of Climate (3)
Atm S 340 Thermodynamics & Cloud Processes (3)
Atm S 341 Asmospheric Radiative Transfer (3)
Atm S 431 Boundary Layer Meterology (3)
Atm S 442 Asmospheric Motions II (3)
Chem 418 Nuclear Chemistry (3)
Chem 425 Meso & Microfluidic Analysis (3)
Chem 452, 453 Physical Chemistry for Biochemists (3)
Chem 455 456 457 Physical Chemistry (3)
Chem 460 Spectroscopic Molecular Identification (3)
Chem 466 Energy Materials, Devices & Systems (3)
Chem 475 Honors Physical Chemistry (3)
Chem 484 Electronic & Optoelectronic Polymers (3)
Chem 485 Electronic Structure (3)
Chem 486 Electronic Dynamics (3)
Chem E 440 Energy Materials, Devices & Systems (3)
CEE 347 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics (5)
CEE 377 Introduction to Structural Design (5)
CEE 378 Structural Analysis (5)
EE 361 Applied Electromagnetics (5)
EE 421 Quantum Mechanics for Engineers (3)
EE 462 Electromagnetics I (4)
EE 464 Antennas (4)
EE 482 Semiconductor Devices (4)
EE 484 Sensors and Sensor Systems (4)
EE 485 Introduction to Photonics (4)
ENGR 360 Introductory Acoustics (3)
ESS 311 Geomechanics (5)
ESS 314 Geophysics (5)
ESS 412 Introduction to Seismology (3)
ESS 414 Geophysics: Fluids (3)
ESS 415 Space & Plasmas (5)
ESS 467 Seismic Exploration (3) (= OCEAN 412)
ESS 471 Introduction to Space Physics (3)
ME 323 Engineering Therodynamics (5)
ME 331 Introduction to Heat Transfer (4)
ME 333 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics (5)
ME 373 Introduction to System Dynamics (5)
ME 431 Advanced Fluid Mechanics (4)
ME 469 Applications of Dynamics in Engineering (4)
ME 470 Mechanical Vibrations (3)
ME 473 Instrumentation (4)
MSE 331 Crystallography & Structure (3)
MSE 351 Electronic Properties of Materials (3)
MSE 450 Magnetism & Magnetic Materials (3)
MSE 452 Functional Properties of Materials II (3)
MSE 462 Mechanical Behavior of Materials II (3)
MSE 466 Energy Materials, Devices & Systems (3)
MSE 471 Introduction to Polymer Science (3)
MSE 473 Noncrystalline State (3)
MSE 476 Introduction to Optoelectronic Materials (3)
MSE 484 Electronic & Optoelectronic Polymers (3)
N SCI 302 Naval Ship Systems II (3)
Ocean 412 Seismic Exploration (3)
Ocean 423 Ocean Circulation & Climate (3)

For the applied physics track, acceptable electives also include at most one of the following labs and at most one of the following introductory sciences classes:

Course Topic
Laboratory
Classes:
Phys 331 Optics Lab (3)
Phys 335 Electronics Lab: Analog (3)
Phys 431 Modern Physics Lab: Condensed Matter (3)
Phys 432 Modern Physics Lab: Atomic (3)
Phys 433 Modern Physics Lab: Nuclear & Particle (3)
Phys 434 Computers in Data Acquisition (3)
Astr 480 or Astr 481 Astronomical Data Analysis/Acquisition (5)
ESS 472 Rockets & Instrumentation (2-4)
Introductory 
Science:
Phys 217 Energy Future (5)
Astr 115; Biol 114; ESS 155;
Ocean 115
Astrobiology (5)
Astr 160 Introduction to Exoplanets (3)
Astr 201 The Universe and the Origin of Life (5)
Atm S 211 Climate & Climate Change (5)
Biol 130 Introduction to Neuroscience (4)
CEE 220 Introduction to Mechanics of Materials (4)
Chem 145 Honors General Chemistry (5)
Chem 153 Accelerated General Chemisty
Chem 223; Chem 237 Organic Chemistry
ESS 201 Earth's Climate System (3)
ESS 205 Access to Space (5)
ESS 211 Physical Processes of the Earth
ME 123 Introduction to Visualization & Computer-Aided Design (4)
MSE 170 Fundamentals of Materials Science (4)
NME 220 Introduction to Molecular & Nanoscale Principles (4)
Ocean 200 Introduction to Oceanography (3)
Ocean 261 Introduction to Ocean Technology (2)

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