Faculty of Science : Department of Physics and Astronomy
The courses ASTR 101, 102, 201 and PHYS 303 are intended for students who wish to increase their understanding of science and the physical world as part of their cultural development.
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Physics 12 and Mathematics 12 are required for entry into the Physics and Astronomy undergraduate programs. For all sequences, PHYS 120 is intended for students planning a career in Physics or Astronomy and who have attained at least a B standing in each of Physics 12 and Mathematics 12.
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“MATH breadth electives” may be chosen from MATH 301, 311, 348, 352, 369, 377, 379, 436, 442, 447, 449, 492, STAT 254, 260, 350. MATH 301 is strongly recommended for students considering graduate school.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
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ASTR 150, 250, PHYS 210, CSC 349A, MATH 122 are recommended.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
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Three units of Chemistry are strongly recommended in this program. ASTR 150, 250, 255, PHYS 210, CSC 349A, MATH 122 are also recommended.
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PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
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Three units of Chemistry are strongly recommended in this program. ASTR 150, 250, PHYS 210, CSC 349A, MATH 122 are also recommended.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
PHYS 200-level or higher
PHYS 300-level or higher
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
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PHYS 210, CSC 349A, MATH 122 are recommended.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
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Three units of Chemistry are strongly recommended in this program. PHYS 210, CSC 349A, MATH 122 are also recommended.
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PHYS 460A and 460B are recommended for third- and fourth-year students.
ASTR 300-level or higher
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
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PHYS 210, CSC 349A, MATH 122 are recommended.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
PHYS 248 or MATH 248
MATH 311, 312; 442 or 4462
MATH or PHYS electives5, 6
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Some students may take MATH 211 and 212 in first year, and MATH 311 and 312 in second year.
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PHYS 210, CSC 349A are recommended.
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Electives chosen from MATH courses numbered 300 or higher. These electives must be chosen in consultation with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
EOS 427 or PHYS 427 or electives2,3
EOS 427 or PHYS 427 or electives2,3
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CHEM 150 may be taken instead of CHEM 101.
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EOS 403, 408, 416, 420, 422, 425, 427, and 433 are normally offered in alternate years. Students are advised to consult with the department to determine when these courses are offered. One of EOS 427 or PHYS 427 is required in the program, and may be taken in either third or fourth year.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
EOS 427 or PHYS 427 or electives2,3
EOS 427 or PHYS 427 or electives2,3
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CHEM 150 may be taken instead of CHEM 101.
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EOS 403, 408, 416, 420, 422, 425, 427, and 433 are normally offered in alternate years. Students are advised to consult with the department to determine when these courses are offered. One of EOS 427 or PHYS 427 is required in the program, and may be taken in either third or fourth year.
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Chosen from EOS and PHYS courses numbered 300 and above. PHYS 460A and 460B are recommended for third- and fourth-year students.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
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CHEM 150 may be taken instead of CHEM 101.
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EOS 210 or PHYS 210, and CSC 115, 225 and 230 are recommended.
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EOS 403, 408, 416, 420, 422, 425, 427, and 433 are normally offered in alternate years. Students are advised to consult with the department to determine when these courses are offered.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
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CHEM 150 may be taken instead of CHEM 101
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EOS 210 or PHYS 210, and CSC 115, 225 and 230 are recommended.
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EOS 403, 408, 416, 420, 422, 425, 427, and 433 are normally offered in alternate years. Students are advised to consult with the department to determine when these courses are offered.
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Chosen from PHYS or EOS courses numbered 300 and above. PHYS 460A and 460B are recommended for third- and fourth-year students.
ENGL 135, 146, or 147
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
MATH 200; 201 or 204; 211
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4.5 units of other Computer Science courses must be at the 400 level and may include CENG 420 or 1.5 units of SENG courses; they must be chosen in consultation with the Department of Computer Science.
ENGL 135, 146, or 147
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
MATH 200; 201 or 204; 211
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These Physics electives must be at the 300 or higher level. PHYS 460A and 460B are recommended for third- and fourth-year students.
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
PHYS 120 and 130; or 110 and 111
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PHYS 460A and 460B are recommended for third- and fourth-year students.