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Major of Interest Material Science/Physics, recommended course plan–Even year
RED Divisional Foundation Courses/CC, BLUE Interdisciplinary/Disciplinary Courses, BROWN Electives Download PDF
YEAR ONE
FALL SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
MATH 101/105
Total credits
credits
SESSION 2
Course
MATH 101/105
PHYS 121
PHYS 101
Total credits
credits
SPRING SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
GCHINA 101
PHYS 121
PHYS 122
Total credits
credits
SESSION 2
Course
GCHINA 101
CHEM 110
PHYS 121 or PHYS 122
PHYS 134
Total credits
credits

duplications in Y1 and Y2
YEAR TWO
FALL SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
GLOCHALL 201
PHYS 122
CHEM 201
Total credits
credits
SESSION 2
Course
GLOCHALL 201
PHYS 201
BIOL 110
MATH 205/206
Total credits
SPRING SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
MATH 201
MATSCI 201
COMPSCI 201
Total credits
SESSION 2
Course
MATH 202
PHYS 301
MATSCI 202
Total credits

YEAR THREE
FALL SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
choose 2 from Duke, PHYS 304 & 306
take MATSCI 301 in Year 4.
may not be able to take PHYS 301, no impact
PHYS 306
Total credits
credits
SESSION 2
Course
PHYS 304
Total credits
SPRING SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
ETHLDR 201
PHYS 302
PHYS 302
MATH 303
Total credits
SESSION 2
Course
MATSCI 302
MATSCI 303
MATSCI 302
ETHLDR 201
Total credits

YEAR FOUR
FALL SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
Capstone I
MATSCI 301
MATSCI 301
MATSCI 403
Total credits
credits
SESSION 2
Course
Capstone II
MATSCI 401
Capstone I
MATSCI 401
Total credits
SPRING SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
PHYS 402
PHYS 403
Capstone II
Total credits
SESSION 2
Course
PHYS 405
MATSCI 402
Total credits

Total up all your credits: ______________________ /136 credits to graduate
See last page for additional information about Chinese students’ requirements and counting PE credits
Fill out the table below to ensure you have completed or will complete all general education and degree requirements.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
COMMON CORE
3 courses required; 12 credits total
Course
China in the World
Global Challenges in Science, Technology and Health
Ethics, Citizenship and the Examined life
Yr / Session
LANGUAGE COURSES
2-4 courses required; 8-16 credits total
Course
DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
3 courses required; 12 credits total
Course
Arts and Humanities
Natural and Applied Sciences
Social Sciences
Yr / Session
Course
Total credits
QUANTITATIVE REASONING
1 course required; 4 credits total
Course
Yr / Session
Credits
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
COURSES TAUGHT/CO-TAUGHT BY DUKE FACULTY
34 credits total
Course
Yr / Session
Credits
Course
Year/Session
Credits
NON-CREDIT MINI-TERM
1 course required
Course
Year/Session
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Check the Undergraduate Bulletin to make sure you have fulfilled/have a plan to fulfill all of the requirements for your intended major: Divisional Foundation Courses, Interdisciplinary Studies Courses, Disciplinary Studies Courses, Signature Work, and Electives.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CHINESE MAINLAND STUDENTS, INCLUDING HK/TAIWAN/MACAU
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
4 credits
Course
Yr / Session
Credits
MILITARY TRAINING,
CHINESE CULTURE & SOCIETY COURSES
Course
Military Training
CHSC 101
CHSC 102
Yr/Session

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 136 CREDITS
Class of 2022 Chinese Mainland Students: additional 12 credits needed for 148 credits total
  • 2 credits Military Training
  • 8 credits Ministry of Education courses CHSC 101 and 102
  • 4 credits Physical Education (2 of which can count toward the 136 credits for Duke Degree)
Class of 2022 Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan Students: same as above
  • May substitute military training credits with credits from designated Chinese studies courses other than CHSC 101/102, or may voluntarily take military training
Class of 2023 & Beyond Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan Students: additional 14 credits needed for 150 credits total
  • 4 credits Military Training
  • 8 credits Ministry of Education courses CHSC 101 and 102
  • 4 credits PE (2 of which can count toward the 136 credits for Duke degree); passing physical proficiency test set by Ministry of Education of China
For all students, a maximum of 2 PE credits can count toward the 136 credits required to graduate. More details about degree requirements can be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin on page 17. Questions? Schedule a meeting with your advisor or email advising@dukekunshan.edu.cn!