AS in Physics to BA in Physics (University of North Texas) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to The University of North Texas)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE TO
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PHYSICS

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.

Career Path: Engineering, Technology, Mathematics and Sciences

Available at: All Campuses

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

Although there may be several options to fulfill certain requirements for the associate’s degree, please note that this pathway lists the specific courses leading to this bachelor’s degree. This is an example course sequence for students interested in pursuing Physics. An Associate of Science (AS) degree with courses in this pathway prepares you to transfer to the University of North Texas (UNT) to earn a bachelor's degree that opens the door to a career in just about anything. All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Contact your advisor for information.

AS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

PATHWAY REQUIREMENTS (Total Hours: 10)

The following are prerequisite courses for MATH 2413: MATH 1314, MATH 1316 and MATH 2412

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 13)

  • ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course.
  • MATH 2413 – Calculus I This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. Prerequisites of MATH 1314, MATH 1316, MATH 2412, before enrolling in the class. This course is required by UNT.
  • EDUC 1300 – Learning Framework All college students with fewer than 12 semester credit hours of successful college credit (grade of "C" or above) must take a student success course in the first semester.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 14)

  • ENGL 1302 – Composition II This is a (CB 010) Core course. A grade of “C” or higher is required by UNT.
  • CHEM 1411 – General Chemistry I This is a (CB 030) Core course. This course is required by UNT.
  • MATH 2414 – Calculus II This course is required by UNT.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • HIST 1302 – United States History II OR
    • HIST 2301 – Texas History These are (CB 060) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 7)

  • CHEM 1412 – General Chemistry II This is a (CB 030) Core course. This course is required by UNT.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • ENGL 2322 – British Literature I OR
    • ENGL 2332 – World Literature I OR
    • PHIL 1301 – Introduction to Philosophy These are (CB 040) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 14)

  • GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.
  • PHYS 2425 – University Physics I
  • MATH 2415 – Calculus III This course is required by UNT.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • ANTH 2351 – Cultural Anthropology OR
    • ECON 2301 – Principles of Macroeconomics OR
    • PSYC 2301 – General Psychology OR
    • SOCI 1301 – Introduction to Sociology These are (CB 080) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 5 (Total Hours: 14)

  • GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.
  • PHYS 2426 – University Physics II
  • PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (CB 090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication OR
    • SPCH 1315 – Public Speaking These are (CB 090) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • ARTS 1301 – Art Appreciation OR
    • DRAM 1310 – Theater Appreciation OR
    • MUSI 1306 – Music Appreciation These are (CB 050) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE TO
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PHYSICS

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the UNT portion of this transfer pathway, contact the College of Science Advising Center at (940) 369-8606 or COSadvising@unt.edu. It is best to apply to UNT a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you bring a copy of this pathway to your first advising appointment at UNT.

A minimum grade point average of 2.5 in all advanced-level science and mathematics courses is required for graduation with a degree in physics.

For more information about obtaining secondary teacher certification, please visit http://teachnorthtexas.unt.edu or e-mail TNTAdvisor@unt.edu.

All hours taken in the “Pathway Requirements” section of the previous page would replace non-advanced elective hours in the plan below.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 13)

  • PHYS 3010/3030: Modern Physics + Lab
  • PHYS Elective (advanced)
  • College of Science Breadth Elective
  • Elective (advanced)

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 15)

  • PHYS Elective (advanced)
  • PHYS Elective (advanced)
  • College of Science Breadth Elective
  • Elective or Minor
  • Elective (advanced)

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 15)

  • PHYS Elective (advanced)
  • College of Science Breadth Elective
  • Elective or Minor
  • Elective or Minor (advanced)
  • Elective (advanced)

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 15)

  • PHYS Elective (advanced)
  • Elective
  • Elective or Minor
  • Elective or Minor (advanced)
  • Elective or Minor (advanced)

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by UNT 5.27.21