Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Engineering Physics BS - Curricular Plan


North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260
John Cerne
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Electrical Engineering

230 Davis Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-2500
Dr. Jonathan Bird
Kevin M. Burke and Michael Langberg
Co-Directors of Undergraduate Studies
(HEGIS: 09.19 ENGINEERING PHYSICS, CIP: 14.1201 Engineering Physics)

Curricular Plan

A Finish in 4 Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum in four years. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the hUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
MTH 141LR College Calculus 1 M/MQR 4
CHE 107LLR Gen Chem for Engineers M/SLI1 4
EAS 199SL UB Seminar M/UBS 3
PHY 107LR General Physics 1 M/SLI2 4
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 18 or 19
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
MTH 142LR College Calculus 2 M 4
EE 178LLB Digital Principles M/P 4
EAS 202SEM Impact On Society M 1
PHY 108LR General Physics 2 M 4
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
PHY 158LAB General Physics Lab 2 M 1
Total Credits: 17 or 18

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
MTH 306LR Intro Diff Equations M 4
EE 202LR Circuit Analysis M 3
MTH 241LR College Calculus 3 M 4
Technical Elective M 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
MTH 418LR Surv Partial Differ Equa M 4
EAS 230LLB Engineering Computations M 3
PHY 207LR General Physics 3 M 4
PHY 257LAB General Physics 3 Lab M 1
EAS 360LEC STEM Communications M/CL2 3
EAS 240LEC Introduction to Programming M 3
Total Credits: 18

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
EE 310LR Electronic Devs & Circs 1 M 3
EE 352LLB Intro Electronics Lab M 3
PHY 208LEC General Physics 4 M 3
PHY 301LEC Intermediate Mechanics 1 M 3
PHY 401LEC Quantum Mechanics I M 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 18
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
EE 311LLB Electronic Devs & Circs 2 M 3
EE 353LLB Electronic Circuits M 3
PHY 402LEC Quantum Mechanics II M 3
PHY 307LAB Modern Physics Lab M 2
Pathway and Diversity Learning DL/P 3
Total Credits: 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
MAE 335LR Fluid Mechanics M 3
PHY 403LEC Electricity & Magnetism 1 M 3
PHY 405LEC Thermal & Stat Physics 1 M 3
Technical Elective M 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 13
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
EAS 494TUT Interdisciplin Senior Design M 3
PHY 404LEC Electricity & Magnetism 2 M 3
PHY 407LAB Advanced Physics Lab or PHY 408LAB Advanced Physics Lab M or M 3 or 3
EE 336LEC Fundamentals of Energy Systems M/P 3
Total Credits: 12
Total Credits Required for Degree: 128
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DL Diversity Learning
MQR Math and Quatitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward mort than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
Published: August 16, 2018 09:19:16 AM