The plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.
Sample Four Year Plan: Physics, Pre-Engineering, Beginning with Calculus I
FALL - Semester 1
PHYS 145: Topics in Contemporary Physics
MATH 198: Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
ENG 190: Writing as Critical Thinking
ECON 200 or 201: Principles of Macroeconomics or Principles of Microeconomics
SPRING - Semester 2
PHYS 195: Physics I
MATH 263: Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
CS 180: Foundations of Computer Science I
HIST 104 or HIST 105: US History pre or post 1877
FALL - Semester 3
PHYS 196: Physics II
MATH 263: Analytic Geometry and Calculus III
STAT 290: Statistics
COMM 170: Public Speaking
SPRING - Semester 4
CHEM 130: Chemical Principles I
Social Science elective
MATH 365: Ordinary Differential Equations
Note: PSYC 166 - General Psychology is required for Engineering Management.
This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.