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Physics Majors

Lower Division Curriculum for the Bachelor of Science
  • Physics major
  • Engineering Physics major

The Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering offers curricula leading to the Bachelor of Science in Physics and the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics.  Students must complete 43 semester hours of coursework that is common to both majors.  The major in Engineering Physics requires a further 12 semester hours in electrical and general engineering.

University Core Requirements for pre-Fall 2015 transfer students
Students complete 30-36 semester hours of general University Core requirements according to their major requirements.  Use these links to access the Core requirements for each major:

 

Physics

 

 

Engineering Physics

 

 

 

Lower Division Major Requirements common to both majors
Physics and Engineering Physics students take the following courses:
LMU COURSE PASADENA CITY COLLEGE COURSE
CHEM 111: General Chemistry I Laboratory CHEM 1A: General Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
CHEM 114: General Chemistry for Engineers No course equivalency
ENGR 160: Algorithms and Applications No course equivalency
MATH 131: Calculus I  MATH 5A: Calculus
MATH 132: Calculus II MATH 5B: Calculus
MATH 234: Calculus III MATH 5C: Calculus
MATH 245: Ordinary Differential Equations MATH 55: Differential Equations
OR
MATH 55H: Honors Differential Equations
MATH 250: Linear Algebra MATH 10: Linear Algebra and Applications
PHYS 101: Introduction to Mechanics PHYS 1A: General Physics
PHYS 195: Waves and Light No course equivalency
PHYS 201: Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism PHYS 1C: General Physics
PHYS 206: Foundations of Modern Physics No course equivalency
PHYS 212: Intermediate Mechanics No course equivalency
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Additional Coursework specific to the Engineering Physics major
Students pursuing the degree in Engineering Physics take these additional courses:
LMU COURSE PASADENA CITY COLLEGE COURSE
ELEC 210: Electric Circuit Analysis ELTRN 9: Principles of DC and Network Analysis
OR
ENGR 16: Engineering Circuits
ELEC 220: Electric Circuit Applications   No course equivalency
ELEC 281: Logic Design CS 6: Introduction to Applied Logic Design
ENGR 100: Introduction to Engineering Analysis and Problem Solving ENGR 15B: Applied Mechanics
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