### Engineering Physics Detailed Curriculum

(197 quarter units minimum)

**A. REQUIRED PHYSICS COURSES**

*(60 units; 12 term courses)*

PHYS 31, 32, 33, 34 |
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I-IV (w/Labs) |

PHYS 70 |
Electronic Circuits for Scientists |

PHYS 103 |
Computational Mechanics |

PHYS 111, 112 |
Electricity and Magnetism I, II |

PHYS 120 or MECH 121 |
Thermal Physics or Thermodynamics |

PHYS 121 |
Quantum Mechanics I |

Physics Elective* |
One from PHYS 104, 113, 116, 122, or 151. |

*does not double count with courses in special emphasis cluster.

**B. REQUIRED COURSES IN ENGINEERING**

*(at least 4 courses from these options)*

MECH 15 |
Introduction to Materials Science |

ELEN 110 |
Linear Systems |

ELEN 115 or MECH 143* |
Electronic Circuits |

COEN 21
MECH 143 |
Logic Design
Mechatronics |

MECH 122 or 132 or 266 |
Fluid Dynamics |

*may be taught as MECH 207

**C. REQUIRED MATH AND CHEMISTRY COURSES**

MATH 11, 12, 13, 14 |
Calculus I-IV |

CSCI 10 or COEN 11 or COEN 44 |
Computer Programming |

AMTH 106 or MATH 22 |
Differential Equations |

CHEM 11, 12 |
General Chemistry I, II |

**D. CORE CURRICULUM**

See the core curriculum guide

**E. SPECIAL EMPHASIS COURSES**

*( 5 courses)*

Sequence of courses directed toward some specific area of applied science. Engineering Physics course cluster examples follow.

**1a. COMPUTATIONAL (A)**

*(5 courses)*

COEN 12 or MATH 61 |
Abstract Data Types |

MATH 51 |
Discrete Math |

MATH 53 |
Linear Algebra |

AMTH 118 or MATH 166 |
Numerical Methods |

MATH 163 or Elective* |
Theory of Algorithms or Math/COEN/Physics Elective |

**1b. COMPUTATIONAL**

*(5 courses)*

COEN 12 or MATH 61 |
Abstract Data Types |

COEN 20 |
Intro to Embedded Systems |

COEN 177 |
Operating Systems |

Elective* |
Appropriate Physics/COEN/Math-CS course |

Elective* |
Appropriate Physics/COEN/Math-CS course |

**2. ELECTRONICS**

*(5 courses)*

ELEN 116 |
Electronic Circuits II |

ELEN 117 |
Electronic Circuits III |

ELEN 151 |
Semiconductor Devices I (L) |

Elective* |
Appropriate Eng./Physics/Math course |

Elective* |
Appropriate Eng./Physics/Math course |

**3. MECHANICAL**

*(5 courses)*

MECH 151 |
Finite Element Theory and Applications |

MATH 166 or AMTH 118 |
Numerical Methods |

MECH 141 |
Dynamics II |

MECH 142 |
Dynamics III |

Elective* |
Appropriate Eng./Physics/Math/Chemistry course |

**4. SOLID STATE**

*(5 courses)*

PHYS 116 |
Physics of Solids |

PHYS 122 |
Quantum Mechanics II |

ELEN 151 |
Semiconductor Devices I |

PHYS 113 |
Advanced Electromagnetism and Optics |

Elective* |
Appropriate Eng. or Physics course |

**5. MATERIALS SCIENCE**

*(5 courses)*

CHEM 13 |
General Chemistry III |

CHEM 31 |
Organic Chemistry I |

PHYS 116 |
Physics of Solids |

Elective* |
Appropriate Eng./Physics/Math/Chemistry course |

Elective* |
Appropriate Eng./Physics/Math/Chemistry course |

**6. SPECIAL TOPIC***

*(5 courses minimum)*

Working closely with the EP Program coordinator, a student may design a program that best suits his or her needs and interests in a specific technical area of applied science. This course plan must consist of a minimum of five appropriately linked courses at a suitable academic level. A variety of proposed subject areas will be considered, if warranted.

*Must get prior consent of EP advisor.