Below is a chart illustrating the usual sequence of the physics courses offered at NOVA. Student can begin studying physics at any level: PHY 101, PHY 201, or PHY 231 without having any previous coursework. They must meet, however, Mathematics and English prerequisites in order to enroll in any physics course. For more details, see the diagram below
Below is a chart with the Mathematics Progression Chart that has been proposed.
Physics Course Numbers Correspondence Chart
|NOVA||PHY 101||PHY 102||PHY 201||PHY 202||PHY 231||PHY 232||PHY 243|
|Mason||PHYS 103||PHYS 104||PHYS 243-244||PHYS 245-246|
|UVA||PHYS 1010||PHYS 1020|