Las Options

Acoustical Physics

Course Title Hours
ECE 210 Analog Signal Processing 3
ECE 473 Fundamentals of Engineering Acoustics 3
choose 2 classes from the following:
ECE 310 Digital Signal Processing 3
ECE 417 Multimedia Signal Processing 4
ECE 473 Fundamentals of Engineering Acoustics 3
ECE 402 Electronic Music Synthesis 3
PHYS 402 Light 4
Total: 13-16 hours

Astrophysics

Course Title Hours
ASTR 210 Introduction to Astrophysics 3
ASTR 404 Stellar Astrophysics 3
ASTR 350 The Big Bang, Black Holes, and the End of the Universe 3
    OR¬†ASTR 406 Galaxies and the Universe 3
ASTR 405 Planetary Systems 3
ASTR 414 Astronomical Techniques 4
Total: 15-16 hours

Atmospheric Science

Course Title Hours
ATMS 201 General Meteorology 3
choose 4 classes from the following:
ATMS 301 Atmospheric Thermodynamics 3
ATMS 302/
     PHYS 329
Atmospheric Dynamics I 3
ATMS 304 Radiative Transfer-Remote Sensing 3
ATMS 305 Computing and Data Analysis 4
ATMS 306 Cloud Physics 3
ATMS 314 Mesoscale Processes 3
ATMS 405 Boundary Layer Processes 4
Total: 15-18 hours

Biophysics

Course Title Hours
CHEM 104/105 General Chemistry II/Lab II 3/1
OR CHEM 204/205 Accelerated Chemistry II/Lab II 3/2
CHEM 232/233 Elementary Organic Chemistry I/Lab I 4/2
    OR CHEM 236 Fundamental Organic Chemistry I 4
choose 2 classes from the following:
MCB 450 Introduction to Biochemistry 3
    OR MCB 354 Biochemistry and Physical Basis of Life 3
BIOP 401/
    PHYS 475
Introduction to Biological Physics 3
PHYS 498 QB Quantitative Biology 4
Total: 14-16 hours

Business

Course Title Hours
TE 100 Intro to Innovation, Leadership and Engineering Entrepreneurship 1
TE 360 Lectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship 1
SE 400 Engineering Law 3
choose at least 8 hours from the following:
TE 333 Creativity, Innovation, Vision 4
TE 461 Technology Entrepreneurship 3
TE 450 Startups: Inc, Fund, Contracts, IP 3
TE 466 High-Tech Venture Marketing 2
ENG 471 Seminar Energy & Sustain Engineering 1
IE 420 Financial Engineering 3
Total: 16 hours

Computational Physics

Course Title Hours
CS 173 Discrete Structures 3
    OR MATH 213 Basic Discrete Structures 3
CS 225 Data Structures 4
choose 3 classes from the following:
CS 357 Numerical Methods I 3
CS 420 Parallel Programming: Sci & Engr 3
CS 418 Interactive Computer Graphics 3
CS 450 Numerical Analysis 3
PHYS 298 OWL Computational Physics 2
PHYS 498 CMP Computation in Physics 3
Total: 16 hours

Energy/Sustainability

Course Title Hours
ENG 471 Seminar Energy & Sustain Engr 1
ECE 205 Electronics and Electronic Circuits 3
ATMS 201 General Physical Meteorology 3
NRES 210 Environmental Economics 3
ATMS 302/
    PHYS 329
Atmospheric Dynamics I 3
choose 1 class from the following:
NPRE 402 Nuclear Power Engineering 3
NPRE 412 Nuclear Power Econ & Fuel Management 3
NPRE 470 Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Sources 3
NPRE 475 Wind Power Systems 3
ECE 333 Green Electric Energy 3
Total: 16 hours

Material Science

Course Title Hours
MSE 280 Engineering Materials 3
MSE 206 Mechanics for MatSE 4
MSE 401 Thermodynamics of Materials 4
    OR PHYS 427 Thermal & Statistical Physics 4
choose 1 class from the following:
MSE 304 Electronic Properties of Materials 3
MSE 402 Kinetic Processes in Materials 3
MSE 403 Synthesis of Materials 3
MSE 405 Microstructure Determination 3
MSE 406 Thermal-Mechanical Behavior of Materials 3
Total: 14 hours

Law

Course Title Hours
LAW 301 Introduction to Law 3
JOUR 200 Introduction to Journalism 3
CMN 211 Business Communication 3
choose 2 classes from the following:
GE 400 Engineering Law 3
PS 225 Environmental Politics & Policy 3
PS 273 Environmental and Society 3
NPRE 480 Energy and Security 3
ESE 320 Water Planet, Water Crisis 3
Total: 15 hours

Pre-Med

Consult with the Career Center Pre-Health Professional Counselors
https://www.careercenter.illinois.edu/instructable/pre-health-illinois
715 S. Wright Street, Champaign, IL (217) 333-7154

Pre-Law

See the pre-law advising office in the Campus Center for Advising & Academic Services and consult with your physics adviser to approve pre-law option courses. You need to take a minimum of 12 hrs beyond courses used to fulfill general education requirements in the one or more of the following subjects: history, political science, speech communication (SPCOM 111 & 112 recommended), psychology, sociology, business administration, philosophy, literature, economics, accountancy classics, computers, other courses that deal with law and policy.http://www.prelaw.illinois.edu/