2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog 
    May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog

Physics, Astronomy Concentration, B.S. MAP

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Major Academic Plans

Major Academic Plans (or MAPS) show the courses you might take each semester to meet your degree requirements in 4 years. Students at Cal Poly Humboldt follow many different paths to graduation. Your educational and career goals, as well as personal interests all contribute to determining the courses you take. We encourage you to discuss course options with an advisor.

The General Education and All-University Requirements in this MAP are in effect for students entering Cal Poly Humboldt with the catalog year of 2023-24. Refer to your degree audit for details on your major and GE catalog year.

Set yourself up for academic success in challenging classes. Add a 1-unit Supplemental Instruction (SI) session. 

  options to see if there’s a match with a class you are taking.

Year 1

Semester 1 (15-16 Units)

[1] If ENGL 102 is selected, you will need to take ENGL 103  in semester 2. Adjust spring courses in consultation with an advisor.

[2] Prerequisite of MATH 102   or (MATH 101  and MATH 101T  ) or placement into calculus. See placement categories in Admission Information  for details. Students not yet eligible to take MATH 109 should consult with an advisor for course sequencing information.

Semester 2 (16 Units)

Year 2

Semester 3 (14 Units)

Year 3

Semester 5 (14 Units)

Semester 6 (14 Units)

[3] see course rotation

Year 4

Semester 8 (16.5 Units)

[4] ​Take one course that double-counts for DCG.

[5] One UD GE course must be GWAR certified.

Major Notes

GE modifications in this major - the Upper Division Area B General Education requirement is met by the coursework within the Bachelor of Science degree for either option in the Physics major.

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