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Government College Women University Faisalabad

BS Physics

Semester I

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses  
PHY-301 Mechanics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-303 Waves and Oscillations 3(3-0)
Minor Courses  
ENG-321 English-I EAP (English for Academic Purposes) 3(3-0)
PST-321 Pakistan  Studies 2(2-0)
MTH -301 Calculus-I  4(4-0)
ICT-321 Introduction to Computer 3(3-0)
Total   18(18-0)

Semester II

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses  
PHY-302 Optics 3(3-0)
PHY-304 Mechanics-II 3(3-0)
PHY- 306 Optics and Mechanics Lab 2(0-2)
Minor Courses  
ENG-322  English-II (Reading and Study Skills) 3(3-0)
ISL-408 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
MTH-302 Calculus-II 4(4-0)
ICT-351 Programming Fundamentals 3(2-1)
CHM-300 Environmental Science 1(1-0)
Total   21(18-3)

 Semester III

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses  
PHY-401 Heat and Thermodynamics 3(3-0)
PHY- 403 Heat and Acoustics Lab 1(0-1)
PHY – 405 Basic Electronics       3(3-0)
Minor Courses  
ENG-421 English-III (Communication skills) 3(3-0)
CHM- 401 Physical Chemistry I 4(3-1)
MTH- 401 Calculus III 4(4-0)
Total   18(16-2)

 Semester IV

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses  
PHY-402 Electricity & Magnetism 4(4-0)
PHY-404 Modern Physics 3(3-0)
PHY- 406 Electricity and Magnetism Lab 2(0-2)
Minor Courses  
MTH-404 Linear Algebra 4(4-0)
MTH- 406 Ordinary Differential Equations 3(3-0)
STA-320 Introduction to Statistical Theory 3(3-0)
Total   19(17-2)

Semester V

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses  
PHY-501 Mathematical Methods of Physics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-503 Quantum Mechanics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-505 Solid state Physics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-507 Electronics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-509 Classical Mechanics 3(3-0)
PHY-511 Modern and Atomic Physics Lab 2(0-2)
CHIN-305 Learn Chinese Language 3(3-0)
Total   17(15-2)

* Students with CGPA 3.5 in four semesters can opt learn Chinese Language Course

Semester VI

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses  
PHY-502 Mathematical Methods of Physics-II 3(3-0)
PHY- 504 Quantum Mechanics-II 3(3-0)
PHY- 506 Solid State Physics-II 3(3-0)
PHY- 508 Electronics-II 3(3-0)
PHY- 510 Electrodynamics-I 3(3-0)
PHY- 512 Advanced Physics Lab 2(0-2)
Total   17(15-2)

Semester VII

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses  
PHY- 601 Statistical Mechanics 3(3-0)
PHY-603 Atomic and Molecular Physics 3(3-0)
PHY- 605 Electrodynamics-II 3(3-0)
PHY- 607 Nuclear Physics 3(3-0)
PHY- 609 Electronics Lab 2(0-2)
PHY-611/ PHY-613 Method of experimental Physics/ Introduction to Material Sciences 3(3-0)
PHY- 619 Research Planning and Scientific Writing       2(2-0)
PHY-629 Seminar 1(0-1)
Total   20(17-3)

Semester VIII

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses  
PHY- Elective-I 3(3-0)
PHY- Elective-II 3(3-0)
PHY-630 Special Problem 1(0-1)
PHY- 631 Project 6(0-6)
PHY- 632 Internship 6(0-6)
PHY- 633 Thesis 6(0-6)
Total   13(6-7)

 Elective Courses:

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
PHY-602 Plasma Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-604 Environmental Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-606 Laser Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-608 Introduction to Nanoscience and Technology 3(3-0)
PHY-610 Particle Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-612 Electronic Materials and Devices 3(3-0)
PHY-614 Introduction to Relativity 3(3-0)
PHY-616 Digital Electronics 3(3-0)

 *   Students have option to choose Project, Internship or Thesis in this semester.

**Elective Courses will be offered according to availability of Faculty.

*** Students obtaining CGPA less than 3.80 after six semesters are not eligible to opt for Thesis.   They will take two elective courses.

Programme Award Duration Semester Credit Hours
Bachelor of Sciences BS Physics 4Years 8 Semesters 143