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Applied Physics

For students attending: College of Lake County
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 ENG 121 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: ART 240 or 241, ENG 225 - 249, HST, HUM (not 127), PHI (not 122), or THE 123.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANT, ECO, GEG (not 240), PSC, PSY or SOC. 
  • 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:

COD COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 145 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 146 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 245 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 227 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 123 Physics for Science & Engineering I PHYS 123
PHY 124 Physics for Science & Engineering II PHYS 221
PHY 221 Physics for Science & Engineering III PHYS 223
MCS 140 or CIT 141
Computer Programming I or Programming in C++ CS 104 or CS 115
CHM 121 General Chemistry I CHEM 124

III. Engineering Specializations:

  • A. Aerospace Engineering: Choose EGR 125 and 222.
  • B. Electrical Engineering: Choose EGR 260.
  • C. Mechanical Engineering: Choose EGR 125 and 222.

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

Updated October 2018