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Curriculum

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 

COMP_SCI 111


Second Year

Mathematics 381-0 
Boundary value problems and partial differential equations 

Earth and Planetary Sciences 350
Physics of the earth. 

Chemistry 212-1 / 232-1
Organic chemistry 

Biological Sciences 232
Genetics and Molecular Processes Lab

Biological Sciences 240 
Molecular and Cell Biology

Mathematics 382-0** 
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 383-0
Probability and statistics 

Biological Sciences 323** 
  or 341,361, 390

Neuroscience 311** 
Biophysical Analysis of Neurons for ISP

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/Weinberg 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 2022 ISP/MCCORMICK DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

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