Department of Physics

Course Requirements – Pre-Engineering Program at Western Illinois University

Guaranteed to Strongly Prepare you for any Engineering Program in the US

Freshman Year

Fall

Sem. Hr

Spring

Sem. Hr

MATH 133 ( Calculus I)

4

MATH 134 ( Calculus II)

4

PHYS 211 ( University Physics I)

4

PHYS 212 ( University Physics II)

4

FYE Course

3

CS 225

3

ENG 180 College Writing I or GH 101 for Honors Students

3

ET 105

3

University 100

1

Possible Elective

 

Sophomore Year

Fall

Sem. Hr

Spring

Sem. Hr

CHEM 201(Inorganic Chemistry I)

4

CHEM 202( Inorganic Chemistry II)

4

MATH 231 (Calculus III)

4

MATH 333 (Ordinary Diff. Eq.)

3

PHYS 213(University Physics III)

4

PHYS 214(University Physics IV)

3

MATH 311 (Linear Algebra)

3

PHYS 310

3

Possible Elective

 

ENG280 (College Writing II)

3

 

Course Requirements – Engineering Physics

Freshman Year

Fall

Sem. Hr

Spring

Sem. Hr

MATH133 ( Calculus I)

4

MATH134 ( Calculus II)

4

PHYS 211 ( University Physics I)

4

PHYS 212 ( University Physics II)

4

Social Science FYE

3

CS225

3

ENG180 College Writing I

3

ET 105

3

University 100

1

Humanities

3

Sophomore Year

Fall

Sem. Hr

Spring

Sem. Hr

CHEM201(Inorganic Chemistry I)

4

CHEM202( Inorganic Chemistry II)

4

MATH231 (Calculus III)

4

MATH333 (Ordinary Diff. Eq.)

3

PHYS 213(University Physics III)

4

PHYS214(University Physics IV)

3

MATH311 (Linear Algebra)

3

PHYS 367

3

Human Well Being

2-3

ENG280 (College Writing II)

3

Junior Year

Fall

Sem. Hr

Spring

Sem. Hr

COMM 241

3

PHYS 310, 354 or 410

3

PHYS 311

3

PHYS 420

3

PHYS 430 or 468

3

PHYS 490

2

PHYS 427, 428 or 470

2-3

Multicultural Elective

3

Social Science Elective

3

Social Science Elective

3

Humanities Elective

3

Humanities Elective

3