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.

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Sample Plan for Semesters 1-4: Physics, Pre-Engineering, Start with Calculus I

FALL - Semester 1

PHYS 185: College Physics I
MATH 198: Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

SPRING - Semester 2

PHYS 186: College Physics II
PHYS 190: Calculus for Physics I
MATH 263: Analytic Geometry and Calculus II

FALL - Semester 3

PHYS 191: Calculus for Physics II
MATH 264: Analytic Geometry and Calculus III
STAT 290: Statistics

SPRING - Semester 4

CHEM 130: Chemical Principles I
MATH 365: Ordinary Differential Equations
CS 170: Introduction to Computer Science I

PSYC 166: General Psychology is required for Engineering Management.

Dialogues Curriculum: The Dialogues Curriculum requires a certain number of courses/credit hours in the following Perspectives: Social, Arts and Humanities, STEM, Communications, and Statistics. The exact number of courses a student will be required to take during their undergraduate career varies individually according to the credit transferred in.

Department Chair: Please contact the Center for Academic Excellence with any updates to the plan above. Rev. 2-16-24

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.

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