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Academic Calendar 2024-2025

Astrophysics – Specialization (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)

ASPH-P-BSH

Subject: Administered by the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy.
ʱ:Consists of 90.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, together with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.

Note: Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2023-2024Calendar for the previous requirements.

1. Core
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Fundamental Physics
General Physics
B. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Linear Algebra
Introduction to Linear Algebra
C. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Differential and Integral Calculus
or
Differential and Integral Calculus
or
Differential and Integral Calculus I
and Differential and Integral Calculus II
D. Complete the following:
ʱ۳206Dynamics3.00
ʱ۳212Vibrations and Waves3.00
ʱ۳213Computational Methods in Physics3.00
ʱ۳216Introduction to Astrophysics3.00
ʱ۳239Electromagnetism3.00
ʱ۳242Relativity and Quanta3.00
ʱ۳250Foundations of Experimental Physics3.00
E. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Vector Calculus
Advanced Calculus
F. Complete the following:
Ѵձ225Ordinary Differential Equations3.00
G. Complete the following:
ʱ۳315Physical Processes in Astrophysics3.00
ʱ۳316Methods in Mathematical Physics I3.00
ʱ۳317Methods in Mathematical Physics II3.00
ʱ۳321Advanced Mechanics3.00
ʱ۳344Introduction to Quantum Mechanics3.00
ʱ۳345Quantum Physics of Atoms, Nuclei and Particles3.00
ʱ۳350General Laboratory6.00
ʱ۳372Thermodynamics3.00
H. Complete the following:
ʱ۳414Introduction to General Relativity3.00
ʱ۳432Electromagnetic Theory3.00
ʱ۳435Stellar Structure and Evolution3.00
ʱ۳590Research Thesis6.00
2. Option
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
PHYS at the 400-level or above
Electives
Elective Courses30.00
Total Units120.00

3. Notes

A. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, HSCI, LAW, NURS, and courses offered by Smith Engineering.