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Mississippi State University Department ofPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Flowchart for Physics/Pre-Med Majors

Freshman Year

First Semester
Second Semester
CH 1211Laboratory1 CH 1221Laboratory1
CH 1213Fund. of Chemistry3 CH 1223Fund. of Chemistry3
English Composition3 English Composition3
MA 1713Calculus I3 MA 1723Calculus II3
BIO 1134Biology I4 PH 2213Physics I3
PH 1063Descriptive Astronomy3 BIO 1144Biology II4

Total Credit Hours

17

Total Credit Hours

17


Sophomore Year

First Semester
Second Semester
CH 4513Organic Chemistry3 CH 4523Organic Chemistry3
CH 4511Laboratory1 CH 4521Laboratory1
MA 2733Calculus III3 MA 2743Calculus IV3
PH 2223Physics II3 MA 3253Differential Equations I3
MA 3113Intro. to Linear Algebra3 PH 2233Physics III3
BIO 3304General Microbiology4

Total Credit Hours

13

Total Credit Hours

17


Junior Year

First Semester
Second Semester
BCH 4013Principles of Biochemistry3 CSE 1233Computer Programming with C3
PH 4113Electronic Circuits for Scientists3 CO 1003Fund. of Public Speaking3
PH 3613Modern Physics3 PH 4143Intermediate Laboratory3
PH 4213Intermediate Mechanics3 GE 3513Technical Writing3
Literature Elective3 Social Science Elective3

Total Credit Hours

15

Total Credit Hours

15


Senior Year

First Semester
Second Semester
Foreign Language3 PH 4513Optics3
PH 4323Electromagnetic Fields I3 PH 4152Modern Physics Laboratory2
PH 4713Introduction to Quantum Mechanics3 Foreign Language3
BIO 3504Comparative Anatomy4 Social Science Elective3
Fine Arts Elective3 History Elective3

Total Credit Hours

16

Total Credit Hours

14