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ISP Curriculum

Double major students please refer to this page.

Fall Quarter Winter Quarter Spring Quarter

First Year

Mathematics 281-1 
Multidimensional Calculus 

Physics 125-1 / 126-1 
Mechanics 

Chemistry 171 / 181
Accelerated General Inorganic Chemistry 

Mathematics 281-2 
Vector Operators and Ordinary Differential Equations 

Physics 125-2  / 126-2
Electricity and Magnetism 

Chemistry 172 / 182
Accelerated General Physical Chemistry 

Mathematics 281-3 
Systems of Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Infinite Series 

Physics 125-3 / 126-3
Waves and Oscillations 

Computer Science 111
Fundamentals of Programming 


Second Year

Mathematics 381 
Boundary Value Problems and Partial Differential Equations 

Earth and Planetary Sciences 350
Physics of the Earth 

Chemistry 217-1 / 237-1
Accelerated Organic Chemistry I

Biological Sciences 232
Genetics and Molecular Processes Lab

Biological Sciences 240 
Molecular and Cell Biology

Mathematics 382** 
Complex Variables and Group Theory 

Biological Sciences 241 
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 

Biological Sciences 233
Cell Processes Lab

Physics 339-1 
Quantum Mechanics 

Physics 339-2 
Quantum Mechanics 

Chemistry 348 
Physical Chemistry 


Third Year

Physics 339-3 or 337** 
Nuclear and Particle Physics 

Statistics 383
Probability and Statistics 

Biological Sciences 323** 
or 341, 361, 390 Bioinformatics

Neuroscience 311** 
Biophysical Analysis of Neurons

Astronomy 331** 
Astrophysics 

 


 

 

** ISP 398 (Undergraduate Research) may substitute for up to three of these courses.

 

Notes for ISP/Weinberg Students

In addition to the curriculum above, ISP/WCAS students must also fulfill the degree requirements for the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Please refer to the appropriate page based on your entering year. 

PRE-SPRING 2023 Weinberg DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
POST-SPRING 2023 Weinberg DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

 

Notes for ISP/McCormick Students

In addition to the curriculum above, ISP/MEAS students must also fulfill the degree requirements for the McCormick School of Engineering. Please refer to the document below for further details.

FALL 2023 ISP/MCCORMICK DEGREE REQUIREMENTS