Honours BSc in Physics (120 credits)

Academic year 2017-2018

  Fall Winter
1st year (30 units)
  • MAT1320
  • MAT1341 (Fall or Winter)
  • PHY1121 (or PHY1331 if 4U Physics not completed)
  • GNG1106 1or ITI1120 1 (Fall or Winter)
  • 3 elective course units 2
  • MAT1322
  • PHY1122 (or PHY1322 if 4U Physics not completed)
  • 6 elective course units 2 (Fall or Winter)
  • 3 elective course units offered by the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences or the Telfer School of Management
2nd year (30 units)
  • MAT2122 (Fall) or MAT2322 (Fall or Winter)
  • MAT2324 (Winter) or MAT2384 (Fall or Winter)
  • PHY2311
  • PHY2333
  • 3 optional course units in mathematics (MAT) at the 2000, 3000 or 4000 level, excluding MAT2379 3
  • PHY2104
  • PHY2323
  • PHY2361
  • 3 elective course units 2,3 (Fall or Winter)
  • 3 elective course units offered by the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences or the Telfer School of Management
3rd year (30 units)
  • PHY3341
  • PHY3350
  • PHY3370
  • PHY3902
  • 3 elective course units 2
  • PHY3320
  • PHY3355
  • PHY3904
  • 3 elective course units2
  • 3 elective course units offered by the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences or the Telfer School of Management
4th year (30 units)
  • PHY4006 or PHY4903 + PHY4906 (Fall and Winter)
  • PHY4370
  • PHY4382
  • 3 optional course units in physics (PHY) at the 4000 or 5000 level 4
  • 3 elective course units 2
  • PHY4006 or PHY4903 + PHY4906 (Fall and Winter)
  • 6 optional course units in physics (PHY) at the 4000 or 5000 level4
  • 3 elective course units offered by the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences or the Telfer School of Management
  • 3 elective course units2

Notes

ITI1120 is a prerequisite for most further courses in computer science (CSI). GNG1106 is recommended for students not taking further computer science courses (CSI).
Of the 24 elective units, some breadth in other sciences is recommended and the following course is recommended in particular: CHM1311 (see also note 3).
(MAT2141 or MAT2342) or (MAT2371 or MAT2377) is recommended.
May be taken in 3rd year if prerequisites satisfied.

Some 3000 and 4000 level courses in PHY are offered in alternating years with the French equivalent.

Specialization programs are also offered in Physics with Biological Physics option, Photonics Option and in Physics-Mathematics; please consult the relevant tables for details.

For students registered in the Faculty of Science: If the components of your program of study require common compulsory courses, you will have to replace the units as follows:
1) 1000-level courses must be replaced with electives;
2) 2000-level courses and above must be replaced with courses from either discipline at the same level or above.

Once you have decided on the replacement courses, please inform the Office of Undergraduate Programs of the Faculty of Science by email at infosci@uOttawa.ca so we may amend your Academic report accordingly.
 
Please note that all programs in the Faculty of Science require a minimum of 12 course units from the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences or the Telfer School of Management.

Co-operative education is available with this program.
The extended French stream is available with this program.
The minimum CGPA required to be on good academic standing is 5.0

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