Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2011-2012 PDF

Programs

  • B.S. Mathematical Physics - 52 hours (30 u.d.)
  • B.S. Physical Science - Secondary Certification - 46 hours (32 u.d.)
  • Physics Minor - 18 hours (6 u.d.)

Mathematical Physics, B.S.

     
MATH 181 Calculus I 4
MATH 282 Calculus II 4
MATH 283 Calculus III 4
MATH 321 Differential Equations 3
MATH 361 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3
MATH381 Complex Variables 3
MATH 411 Numerical Analysis 3
MATH 431 Modern Algebra or  
MATH 471 Advanced Calculus 3
MATH455 Probability Theory 3
PHYS 121 General Physics I 4
PHYS 122 General Physics II 4
PHYS 221 General Physics with Calculus I 1
PHYS 222 General Physics with Calculus II 1
PHYS 311 Modern Physics 3
PHYS 322 Classical Mechanics 3
PHYS 351 Electromagnetic Fields 3
PHYS 411 Quantum Mechanics 3
  Total: (30 upper division) 52

Required cognates: MATH 201, MATH 485; or CHEM 201; CHEM 111, 112; and CSIS 110; or equivalent.

Physics Minor

     
PHYS 121 General Physics I 4
PHYS 122 General Physics II 4
PHYS 221 General Physics with Calculus I 1
PHYS 222 General Physics with Calculus II 1
PHYS 311 Modern Physics 3
PHYS Electives 6
  Total: (6 upper division) 19

 

Teaching Certification Program

The following Physical Science major is for teaching certification only. Requirements for certification are listed in the Education section of this Bulletin.

You must make formal application for admittance to the Teacher Education Program. Applications are available at the Education Department office.

Physical Science with Physics Emphasis, B.S. Secondary Teaching Area

     
PHYS 112 Introductory Astronomy 4
PHYS 121 General Physics I 4
PHYS 121 General Physics II 4
PHYS 221 General Physics with Calculus I 1
PHYS 222 General Physics with Calculus II 1
PHYS 311 Modern Physics 3
PHYS 322 Classical Mechanics 3
PHYS 351 Electromagnetic Fields 3
PHYS 411 Quantum Mechanics 3
CHEM 111 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 112 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 341 Physical Chemistry I 4
  Total: (16 upper division) 46

Required cognates: MATH 201 or CHEM 201; MATH 181, 282, 283, 485; and CSIS 110.

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