Physics Pathway

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 at Suffolk University Law School in year four.

Consult the Academic Catalog for specific course options and the Law School website for admission information.

Pathway for Physics Majors: BS/JD Option

Year 1

Fall
First-Year Seminar*
MATH-165
PHYS-151 + Lab
First-Year Writing I
CAS-101

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
CAS-201

Spring
PHYS-253 + Lab
Studies in Literature Core Requirement
CMPSC-F131**
PHYS-453

Year 3

Fall
PHYS-363
CMPSC-F132
Social and Intellectual History Core Requirement***

Spring
PHYS-477
PHYS-461
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Human Behavior and Societies Core Requirement
PHYS-L455

Summer
PHYS-555 Undergraduate Research in Physics/Internship to be completed in the summer of Junior and Senior Years.

*SF-101 or SF-197 recommended

**Fulfills Quantitative Analysis 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.