Mississippi College

The following information is taken from the General Catalog. The current catalog is the official publication of the College, and takes precedence over anything in this web page. Students enrolled in either the Physics or Engineering Physics program are required to take 36 hours of the University Core Curriculum.

Physics and Engineering Science (52 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
General Physics I or Fundamentals of Physics I (4 hrs.)   PHY 151 or 251
General Physics II or Fundamentals of Physics II (4 hrs.)   PHY 152 or 252
Modern Physics (3 hrs.)   PHY 301
Optics (4 hrs.)   PHY 313
Thermodynamics (3 hrs.)    ESC 315
Electricity and Magnetism I (3 hrs.)    PHY 406
Electricity and Magnetism II ( 3 hrs.)   PHY 407
Computational Tools in Physical Science I (2 hrs.)   ESC 105
Computational Tools in Physical Science II (2 hrs.)   ESC 205
Electrical Circuits ( 5 hrs.)   ESC 305
Electronics (4 hrs.)   ESC 310
Statics (3 hrs.)   ESC 311
Dynamics (3 hrs.)   ESC 312
Strength of Materials (3 hrs.)    ESC 321
Fluid Mechanics (4 hrs.)   ESC 350
Senior Design Project (2 hrs.)   ESC 450

Technical Electives (3 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
Digital Circuits (4 hrs.)   ESC 306
Classical Mechanics (3 hrs.)   PHY 308
Heat Transfer (3 hrs.)   ESC 340
Quantum Mechanics (3 hrs.)   PHY 401
Selected Topics in Physics (3 hrs.)   PHY 417
Geophysical Applications: Atmospheric Electricity (4 hrs.)   ESC 430

Mathematics (15 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (3 hrs.)                           MAT 121
Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (3 hrs.)   MAT 122
Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (3 hrs.)   MAT 221
Calculus with Analytic Geometry IV (3 hrs.)   MAT 222
Introduction to Differential Equations (3 hrs.)   MAT 352


Chemistry (8 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
General Inorganic Chemistry I (4 hrs.)                                 CHE 141
General Inorganic Chemistry II (4 hrs.)   CHE 142

Computer Science (6 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
Practical Fortran Programming (4 hrs.)                                  CSC 204
C/C++ Language Programming (4 hrs.)   CSC 220

Communication (3 Hours Required)

COURSE   COURSE NUMBER
Professional Communication Skills (3 hrs.)                            COM 203

General Electives (Sufficent Hours to Meet 130 Hour Graduation Requirement)

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