Pathway for Physics Majors: BS/JD Option 

The pathway for Physics majors allows students to complete all requirements for the core and the major in years 1-3. Following successful admission, students begin their first year of Law School in year four. Consult the Academic Catalog for specific course options and the Law School website for admissions information.

Year 1

Fall
Seminar for Freshmen*
MATH-165
PHYS-151 + Lab
First Year Writing I

Spring
First Year Writing II
MATH-166
PHYS-152 + Lab
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement

Year 2

Fall
CHEM-111+ Lab or BIO-111+ Lab
VPATH Core Requirement
PHYS-153 + Lab
MATH-265

Spring
CHEM-112 + Lab or BIO-114 + Lab
Literature Core Requirement
CMPSC-131**
Physics Elective

Year 3

Fall
PHYS-361
PHYS-464
CMPSC-132
Humanities/History Core Requirement***

Spring
PHYS-477 or PHYS-333
PHYS-453 or PHYS-461
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Social Science Core Requirement

Summer
PHYS-431 Undergraduate Research in Physics/Internship to be completed in the summer of Junior and Senior Years. 

*SF-101 or SF-197 recommended

**Fulfills Quantitative Reasoning Core Requirement

***This requirement must be fulfilled with a course that double counts to satisfy the Social, Cultural, & Global Perspectives Core Requirement. 

Note: Major Requirements fulfill the Math and STE Core Requirements.