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The middle- and upper-division courses for physics majors have been The middle- and upper-division courses for physics majors have been
extensively reordered compared to traditional curricula.  The junior-year extensively reordered compared to traditional curricula.  The junior-year
-"paradigms" classes are each three weeks long and meet every day for a total+"paradigms" classes are each five weeks long (originally three weeks) and meet every day for a total
of seven hours each week.  Each course focuses on a single illustrative of seven hours each week.  Each course focuses on a single illustrative
example from physics. The senior-year "capstone" classes cover the more example from physics. The senior-year "capstone" classes cover the more
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-===== Paradigms Courses ===== +===== New Paradigms Courses (5 Intensive Weeks,  Contact Hours: 28 Physics/7 Math) =====
-More about the [[.:paraphil|philosophy of Paradigms]]+
-==== Throughout Year 3 ==== +After 20 wonderful years(!!), we are in the process of revising the Paradigms courses.  
-  * [[.:home:mbhome|Math Bits]]+The new courses will be described here as they become standardized.   
 +Archival descriptions of the old courses can be found below.  The new courses are now 
 +five intensive weeks (35 contact hours) which includes one week (7 contact hours) of integrated 
 +mathematical methods, called Math Bits.  The [[.:home:mbhome20|Math Bits]] only 
 +could act as a standalone mathematical methods course. 
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 + 
 +==== Fall of Year 3 ==== 
 +  * [[.:order20:sporder20:start|Quantum Fundamentals]]  FIXME 
 +  * [[.:home:eehome20|Energy and Entropy]] 
 + 
 +==== Winter of Year 3 ====   
 +  * [[.:home:wvhome20|Waves]]  FIXME 
 +  * [[.:home:pshome20|Periodic Systems]]  FIXME 
 + 
 +==== Spring of Year 3 ====   
 +  * [[.:home:vfhome20|Static Fields]] 
 +  * [[.:home:cfhome20|Central Forces]] 
 + 
 +===== Mathematics Courses ===== 
 + 
 +  * [[.:home:mvhome|Multivariable Calculus]] 
 +  * [[.:home:vchome|Vector Calculus]] 
 + 
 +===== Capstone Courses (Typically taught at the end of year 3 and in year 4) ===== 
 +More about the [[.:capphil|philosophy of Capstones]] 
 + 
 +  * [[.:home:cmhome|Classical Mechanics]] 
 +  * [[.:home:emhome|Electricity & Magnetism]] 
 +  * [[.:home:qmhome|Quantum Mechanics]] 
 +  * [[.:home:mmhome|Math Methods--Archival]] 
 +  * [[.:home:ophome|Optics]] 
 +  * [[.:home:smhome|Statistical Physics]] 
 + 
 + 
 +===== Archive of Original Paradigms Courses (3 Intensive Weeks Each, Contact Hours: 21) =====
==== Fall of Year 3 ==== ==== Fall of Year 3 ====
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  * [[.:home:cfhome|Central Forces]]   * [[.:home:cfhome|Central Forces]]
(more about the [[.:qmorder|order]] of the Quantum Paradigms) (more about the [[.:qmorder|order]] of the Quantum Paradigms)
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-===== Capstone Courses (Typically taught at the end of year 3 and in year 4) ===== 
-More about the [[.:capphil|philosophy of Capstones]] 
- 
-  * [[.:home:cmhome|Classical Mechanics]] 
-  * [[.:home:emhome|Electricity & Magnetism]] 
-  * [[.:home:qmhome|Quantum Mechanics]] 
-  * [[.:home:mmhome|Math Methods]] 
-  * [[.:home:ophome|Optics]] 
-  * [[.:home:smhome|Statistical Physics]] 
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-===== Mathematics Courses ===== 
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-  * [[.:home:mvhome|Multivariable Calculus]] 
-  * [[.:home:vchome|Vector Calculus]] 

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