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Suggested sequence of Courses for Co-op


Co-op Sequence, Option A

YEAR 1: 24 CREDITS
FALL WINTER SUMMER
MAST 218
Multivariable Calculus I
MAST 219
Multivariable Calculus II
Co-op work term 1
PHYS 232
Methods of Theoretical Physics I
 
PHYS 236
Numerical Analysis in Physics
PHYS 367
Modern Physics  and Relativity
PHYS 245
Classical Mechanics
PHYS 230
Experimental Physics I
PHYS 253
Electricity and Magnetism I
 

Co-op students must be registered in a full-time course load during study terms.

YEAR 2: 21 CREDITS
FALL WINTER SUMMER
PHYS 334
Thermodynamics
PHYS 252
Optics
Co-op work term 2
PHYS 377
Quantum Mechanics I
PHYS 335
Methods of Theoretical Physics II
PHYS 459
Solid State Physics
PHYS 435
Statistical Physics
  PHYS 354
Electricity and Magnetism II

Co-op students must be registered in a full-time course load during study terms.

YEAR 3: 9 CREDITS
FALL WINTER SUMMER

Co-op work term 3

PHYS 478
Quantum Mechanics II
PHYS 496
Honours Research Project ( 6 credits, 2 terms)
PHYS 468
Condensed Matter and Nanophysics

PHYS 436
Methods of Theoretical Physics III

(replaced by PHYS 498, Advanced topics in Physics: QM III in 2019-20)

Co-op students must be registered in a full-time course load during study terms.

YEAR 4: 12 CREDITS  (15 FOR HONOURS)
FALL WINTER
PHYS 440
Computational Methods and Simulations in Physics
Reserved for any remaining courses
PHYS 355
Electronics
PHYS 330
Experimental Physics II

Co-op students must be registered in a full-time course load during study terms.

Must be full-time by adding electives.

Suggested electives: PHYS 260, PHYS 445, PHYS 460, [COEN243 or COMP248].

If you are graduating in the 2018-19 academic year and have not taken PHYS 345 yet, please contact the Undergraduate Program Director for selecting a replacement course.

 


Co-op Sequence, Option B

YEAR 1: 24-27 CREDITS
FALL WINTER SUMMER
MAST 218
Multivariable Calculus I
MAST 219
Multivariable Calculus II
Co-op work term 1
PHYS 232
Methods of Theoretical Physics I
PHYS 236
Numerical Analysis in Physics
PHYS 245
Classical Mechanics
PHYS 260
Introductory Biophysics
BIOL 266
Cell Biology
PHYS 230
Experimental Physics I

Co-op students must be registered in a full-time course load during study terms.

YEAR 2: 24 CREDITS
FALL WINTER SUMMER
PHYS 236
Numerical Analysis in Physics
PHYS 252
Optics
Co-op work term 2
PHYS 334
Thermodynamics
PHYS 335
Methods of Theoretical Physics II
PHYS 354
Electricity and Magnetism I
PHYS 354
Electricity and Magnetism II
One course from list 1 PHYS 435
Statistical Physics

Co-op students must be registered in a full-time course load during study terms.

YEAR 3: 6 CREDITS   
FALL WINTER SUMMER

Co-op work term 3

PHYS 435
Statistical Physics
PHYS 496
Honours Research Project ( 6 credits, 2 terms)
PHYS 330
Experimental Physics II

Co-op students must be registered in a full-time course load during study terms.

YEAR 4: 12 CREDITS  (15 FOR HONOURS)
FALL WINTER
PHYS 443
Human Systems Physiology (Replaces PHYS 460 in 2019-20)
Reserved for any remaining courses
PHYS 377
Quantum Mechanics I
Course from list 1 or 2
PHYS 497
Specialization Research Project

*List 1 (three courses from this list):

  • PHYS 345 Advanced Classical Mechanics
  • PHYS 355 Electronics
  • PHYS 370 Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos, Fractals
  • PHYS 440 Computational Methods and Simulations in Physics
  • PHYS 445 Principles of Medical Imaging
  • PHYS 459 Solid State Physics 
  • PHYS 461 Membrane Biophysics
  • PHYS 462 Bioenergetics
  • PHYS 463 Optical Spectroscopy with Biophysics Applications
  • PHYS 468 Condensed Matter and Nanophysics
  • CHEM 235 Physical Chemistry - Chemical Reactions
  • CHEM 271 Biochemistry
  • CHEM 431 Computational Chemistry

*List 2 (one course from this list):

  • PHYS 443 Quantitative Human Systems Physiology
  • BIOL 261 Genetics
  • BIOL 340 Plant Biology
  • BIOL 371 Principles of Microbiology
  • BIOL 341 Plant Physiology

Co-op students must be registered in a full-time course load during study terms.

Must be full-time by adding electives.

Suggested electives: PHYS 355, PHYS 440, PHYS 459, [COEN 243 or COMP 248].

 

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