Academic Calendar 2021-2022

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

Subject:  Administered by the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy.
Plan:  Consists of 99.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, together 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:
MATH 110Linear Algebra6.00
or MATH 111 Linear Algebra
C. 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
D. Complete the following:
CHEM 112General Chemistry6.00
E. 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
F. Complete the following:
MATH 221Vector Calculus3.00
or MATH 280 Advanced Calculus
G. Select 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Ordinary Differential Equations
Differential Equations
H. Select 24.00 units from the following:24.00
Methods in Mathematical Physics I
Methods in Mathematical Physics II
Advanced Mechanics
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Physics of Atoms, Nuclei and Particles
General Laboratory
I. Complete the following:
PHYS 432Electromagnetic Theory3.00
PHYS 453Advanced Physics Laboratory3.00
PHYS 490Nuclear and Particle Physics3.00
PHYS 590Research Thesis6.00
J. Complete the following:
PHYS 444Advanced Quantum Physics3.00
or PHYS 472 Statistical Mechanics
K. Complete the following:
PHYS 480Solid State Physics3.00
2. Option
A. PHYS at the 400 level or above6.00
Elective Courses21.00
Total Units120.00

3. 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.