Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Physics – Major (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)

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Plans of study for students who were admitted to a Physics Plan after May 2018
Subject:  Administered by the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy.
Plan:  Consists of 72.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.0 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
PHYS 104Fundamental Physics6.00
or PHYS 106 General Physics
B. Complete the following:
PHYS 206Dynamics3.00
PHYS 212Vibrations and Waves3.00
PHYS 213Computational Methods in Physics3.00
PHYS 239Electromagnetism3.00
PHYS 242Relativity and Quanta3.00
PHYS 250Foundations of Experimental Physics3.00
C. Complete the following
MATH 221Vector Calculus3.00
or MATH 280 Advanced Calculus
D. Select 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Ordinary Differential Equations
Differential Equations
E. Select 15 units from the following:15.00
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Physics of Atoms, Nuclei and Particles
General Laboratory
F. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Methods in Mathematical Physics I
and Methods in Mathematical Physics II
Complex Analysis
and Fourier Methods for Boundary Value Problems
G. Complete the following:
PHYS 432Electromagnetic Theory3.00
2. Option
A. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Physical Processes in Astrophysics
PHYS at the 400 level or above
3. Supporting
A. Complete the following:
MATH 111Linear Algebra6.00
or MATH 110 Linear Algebra
B. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus I
Differential and Integral Calculus II
Elective Courses48.00
Total Units120.00

4. Note

A.  A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.