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Physics

For students attending: Oakton Community College
Who plan to major in: Physics

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in EGL 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 113-242, except 150, 210, and 212), History, Humanities, or Philosophy (not 105).  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not 230, 231, or 240), Social Sciences (not 240), or Sociology (not 240).  
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  • E. Free Electives choose four courses with IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Physics degree:

OAKTON COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 250 Calculus I MATH 151
MAT 251 Calculus II MATH 152
MAT 252 Calculus III MATH 251
MAT 262 Ordinary Differential Equations MATH 252
MAT 260 Linear Algebra MATH 332 (Free Elect)
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
PHY 223 Modern Physics PHYS 223
CSC 155 C++ Computer Science CS 105
CHM 121 General College Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 122 General College Chemistry II CHEM 125

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

Updated October 2018