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Applied Physics

For students attending: City Colleges of Chicago
Who plan to major in: Applied Physics

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: Comparative Religion, Fine Arts, History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (not PHIL 105).
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECON 133), Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not PSYCH 240), Social Sciences, or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.

II. Required courses for the Applied Physics degree:

CCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 207 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 208 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 209 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 210 Differential Equations MATH 252
CIS 142 or CIS 144
C-based Programming Language or Java-Based Programming Language CS 105 or CS 115
PHYSICS 235 Mechanics and Wave Motion PHYS 123
PHYSICS 236 Electricity and Magnetism PHYS 221
PHYSICS 237 Heat, Light, and Modern Physics PHYS 223
CHEMISTRY 201 General Chemistry I CHEM 124

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018