Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

BS Degree in Physics with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering

ENGL 1101

Composition I

3

ENGL 1102

Composition II

3

TCOM 2010

Technical Writing

3

COMM 2400

Public Speaking

2

STS 2400

Science, Technology, and Society

2

Area C Group 1

Take One Course from the Literature Group

3

Area C Group 2

Take One Course from the Art and Culture Group

3

Area D

Any Two Lab Sciences

8

Area E Group 1

American Context

3

Area E Group 2

World History

3

Area E Group 3

Behavioral Science

3

Area E Group 4

Cultures and Societies

3

SPSU 1001

Hitchhikers Guide to SPSU

1

MATH 1113

Pre-calculus (extra hour is applied to area F)

4

MATH 2253

Calculus I (extra hour is applied to area F)

4

MATH 2254

Calculus II

4

MATH 2255

Calculus III

4

MATH 2306

Ordinary Differential Equations

3

PHYS 2211

Principles of Physics I

3

PHYS 2211L

Principles of Physics I - LAB

1

PHYS 2212

Principles of Physics II

3

PHYS 2212L

Principles of Physics II - LAB

1

PHYS 2213

Introduction to Thermal and Modern Physics

2

PHYS 3220

Electromagnetism I

3

PHYS 3410K

Electronics Laboratory

2

PHYS 3500K

Introduction to Computational Physics

2

PHYS 3710

Modern Physics

4

PHYS 3720L

Modern Physics Laboratory

1

PHYS 4210

Quantum Physics

4

PHYS 4230

Thermal Physics

4

PHYS 4240

Solid State

3

EDG 2160

Engineering Graphics

3

ENGR 2214

Engineering Mechanics-Statics

3

ENGR 3122

Dynamics

3

ENGR 3131

Strength of Materials

3

ENGR 3132

Strength of Materials Lab

1

ENGR 3343

Fluid Mechanics

3

ENGR 3345

Fluid Mechanics Lab

1

ENGR 2501

Material Science

3

ME 3201

Product Realization

2

ENGR 3125

Machine Dynamics & Vibrations

3

ME 3501

Dynamics Systems Y Control Theroy

3

ME 4501

Vibration Control Lab

1

Free Electives

2

Degree Program Total

121

Concentration in Mechanical Engineering

EDG 2160

Engineering Graphics

3

ENGR 2214

Engineering Mechanics-Statics

3

ENGR 3122

Dynamics

3

ENGR 3131

Strength of Materials

3

ENGR 3132

Strength of Materials Lab

1

ENGR 3343

Fluid Mechanics

3

ENGR 3345

Fluid Mechanics Lab

1

ENGR 2501

Material Science

3

ME 3201

Product Realization

2

ENGR 3125

Machine Dynamics & Vibrations

3

ME 3501

Dynamics Systems Y Control Theroy

3

ME 4501

Vibration Control Lab

1

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