## SPECIALIST PROGRAM IN PHYSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (SCIENCE)

Supervisor: P. Artymowicz (416-287-7244) Email: pawel@utsc.utoronto.ca (Fall) and Diana Valencia (416-208-2986) Email: dvalencia@utsc.utoronto.ca (Winter)

This Program provides a framework of courses in the Physical Sciences based upon a firm Mathematical foundation, relating Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics and Statistics. It prepares students for careers in teaching, industry, and government as well as for further studies at the graduate level.

**Program Requirements**

This program requires 15.5 credits as follows:

**First Year:**

PHYA10H3 Physics I for the Physical Sciences

PHYA21H3 Physics II for the Physical Sciences

CHMA10H3 Introductory Chemistry I: Structure and Bonding

CHMA11H3 Introductory Chemistry II: Reactions and Mechanisms

MATA30H3 Calculus I for Physical Sciences

MATA23H3 Linear Algebra I

[ MATA36H3 Calculus II for Physical Sciences* or* MATA37H3 Calculus II for Mathematical Sciences]

CSCA20H3 Introduction to Programming*

***Note**: CSCA08H3** may be substituted for CSCA20H3

**Second Year**

PHYB10H3 Intermediate Physics Laboratory I

PHYB56H3 Introduction to Quantum Physics

PHYB21H3 Electricity and Magnetism

PHYB52H3 Thermal Physics

MATB24H3 Linear Algebra II

MATB41H3 Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I

MATB42H3 Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables II

MATB44H3 Differential Equations I

**Second or Third Year**

PHYB54H3 Mechanics: From Oscillations to Chaos

ASTB23H3 Astrophysics of Stars, Galaxies and the Universe

CHMB20H3 Chemical Thermodynamics and Elementary Kinetics

CHMB21H3 Chemical Structure and Spectroscopy

MATB61H3 Linear Programming

[ PSCB57H3 Introduction to Scientific Computing

STAB52H3 An Introduction to Probability]

**Third or Fourth Year**

4.0 credits from the following:

ASTC25H3 Astrophysics of Planetary Systems

MATC34H3 Complex Variables

MATC46H3 Differential Equations II

PHYC50H3 Electromagnetic Theory

PHYC56H3 Quantum Mechanics I

PHYC11H3 Intermediate Physics Laboratory II

PHYC54H3 Classical Mechanics

PHYD37H3 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

PHYD38H3 Introduction to Nonlinear Systems and Chaos

CSCC37H3 Introduction to Numerical Algorithms for Computational Mathematics

CSCD37H3 Analysis of Numerical Algorithms for Computational Mathematics

PSCD02H3 Current Questions in Mathematics and Science

PHYD26H3 Planetary Geophysics

PSCD50H3 Advanced Topics in Quantum Mechanics

[ PHYD01H3 Research Project in Physics and Astrophysics* or* PHYD72H3 Supervised Reading in Physics and Astrophysics]

***Note: **To satisfy prerequisite requirements of upper level Computer Science Courses, students planning to take such courses should take CSCA08H3, rather than CSCA20H3, which is otherwise preferred for this program.