Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum grade of C- required for all College of Engineering and Sciences courses; 2.0 GPA
Experiential Learning (EL): One EL course required. EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.
General Education Core: General Education notations can be found within the course description. Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.
Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study.
Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.
Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.
Additional Information and Guidelines
Upper division physics courses are offered on a two year rotation. Contact an academic advisor to determine the specific semester a particular course will be offered. Degree map as listed assumes semester 5 is an even-year fall - see advisor for odd-year plan. Certain courses may only be available at one campus location.
Any individual course within CES must be a C- or better, but the average GPA for all disciplinary courses (ASTR, CHM or PHYS courses) must be at least 2.50.
At least 6 credit hours of PHYS, CES, or Free Electives must be 30000 level or higher.
Note 1: CES Elective: ASTR (any course); BIOL (any course excluding 10008, 10700); CHM (any course excluding 10000, 10300, 10600, 11100, 11200, 19400); CE (any course); CS (any course excluding 10000); EAS (any course): ECE (any course): ENGR (any course excluding 18600); MSE (any course); MA (any course 30000 or higher); ME (any course); PHYS (any course 30000 or higher); SCI (any course excluding 10300, 10400, 10500, 11200, 11300, 11400, 20200, and 31500); FIS (any course 20000 or higher); and STAT (any course 30000 or higher).
Note 2: CES Elective – Secondary Education Attribute: Also allowed with permission are EDCI 30900, 34600, 35500, or 36600.
Note 3: PHYS Elective – Choose from PHYS or ASTR courses 30000 or higher. Typically one PHYS/ASTR 30000+ elective will be effered per semester
Note 4: PHYS Elective – Pre-health Attribute: Also allowed with permission are BIOL 10100, 10200, and any other 4 credit hour Biology class. PHYS Elective – Secondary Education Attribute: Also allowed with permission is EDCI 49700.
Note 5: Also allowed: ECE 15200, CIS 26300, CIS 26600, or CNIT 26700