First Year at a Glance

As a first year Physics student you will be required to take the following courses:

  • Physics 1211 & 1212 – Introductory Physics I & II
  • Mathematics 1171 & 1172 – Calculus I & II
  • Chemistry 1110 & 1130 – Introductory Chemistry I & II
  • Computer Science 0411 – Elementary Computing OR Computer Science 1411 – Computer Programming I

The balance of your courses will be electives of your choosing, one-half of which will be from the Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies. If you are pursuing a Mathematical Physics degree or a double major, your first year requirements will differ. Please visit our Academic Calendar for program details.