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Physics

For students attending: Waubonsee 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 ENG 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: ART (100-106), ENG (211-265), HIS, HUM, PHL, or RLG. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANT, ECN, GEO, IDS (110-220), PSC, PSY (NOT 200), SSC, or SOC. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  • E. Free Electives - Choose three courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Physics degree:

WCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 131 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 132 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 233 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 251
MTH 240 Differential Equations MATH 252
MTH 236 Introduction to Linear Algebra MATH 332 (Math Elect)
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
PHY 223 General Physics III PHYS 223
CHM 121 General Chemistry CHEM 124
CHM 122  Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis  CHEM 125 
CIS 115 Introduction to Programming  CS 105

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

Updated October 2018