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 preFall 2015 transfer students
Students complete 3036 semester hours of general University Core requirements according to their major requirements. Use these links to access the Core requirements for each major:




Physics and Engineering Physics students take the following courses:
LMU COURSE  SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE 
CHEM 111: General Chemistry I Laboratory  CHEM 11: General Chemistry I 
CHEM 114: General Chemistry for Engineers  No course equivalency 
ENGR 160: Algorithms and Applications  No course equivalency 
MATH 131: Calculus I  MATH 7: Analytic Geometry and Calculus 
MATH 132: Calculus II  MATH 8: Analytic Geometry and Calculus 
MATH 234: Calculus III  MATH 11: Multivariable Calculus 
MATH 245: Ordinary Differential Equations  MATH 15: Differential Equations 
MATH 250: Linear Algebra  MATH 13: Linear Algebra 
PHYS 101: Introduction to Mechanics  PHYSCS 21: Mechanics with Lab 
PHYS 195: Waves and Light  No course equivalency 
PHYS 201: Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism  PHYSCS 22: Electricity and Magnetism with Lab 
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  SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE 
ELEC 210: Electric Circuit Analysis  No course equivalency 
ELEC 220: Electric Circuit Applications  No course equivalency 
ELEC 281: Logic Design  No course equivalency 
ENGR 100: Introduction to Engineering Analysis and Problem Solving  No course equivalency 
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