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4-Digit Course Numbering

Published February 28, 2015.

In Fall 2015*, all Saint Louis University course numbers transitioned to four digit numbering. Some departments simply added a zero to the end of previous numbers and some departments have changed the numbering system significantly.

Below are historical listings of the course numbering changes. Courses number changes after Fall 2015 are not reflected in the below listings.

Click below for a listing of the Course Subjects beginning with a given letter.



PHYS - Physics (Printable PDF)

Old 3-digit New 4-digit Title
PHYS - 101PHYS - 1010Physics and the World Around Us
PHYS - 101PHYS - 1015Physics and the World Around Us (SPS)
PHYS - 105PHYS - 1050Intro to Physics of Human Body
PHYS - 111PHYS - 1110Introduction to Physics
PHYS - 113PHYS - 1130Introduction to Astronomy
PHYS - 115PHYS - 1150Einstein's Universe
PHYS - 122PHYS - 1220General Physics I
PHYS - 124PHYS - 1240General Physics II
PHYS - 131PHYS - 1310Physics I
PHYS - 132PHYS - 1320Physics I Laboratory
PHYS - 133PHYS - 1330Physics II
PHYS - 134PHYS - 1340Physics II Laboratory
PHYS - 135PHYS - 1350Aviation Physics
PHYS - 161PHYS - 1610Engineering Physics I
PHYS - 162PHYS - 1620Engineering Physics I Laboratory
PHYS - 163PHYS - 1630Engineering Physics II
PHYS - 164PHYS - 1640Engineering Physics II Laboratory
PHYS - 261PHYS - 2610Modern Physics
PHYS - 262PHYS - 2620Modern Physics Lab
PHYS - 275PHYS - 2910Co-Op with Industry
PHYS - 311PHYS - 3110Classical Mechanics
PHYS - 312PHYS - 3120Advanced Classical Mechanics
PHYS - 331PHYS - 3310Optics
PHYS - 332PHYS - 3320Optics Laboratory
PHYS - 341PHYS - 3410Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
PHYS - 351PHYS - 3510Analog & Digital Electronics
PHYS - 361PHYS - 3610Modern Physics II
PHYS - 375PHYS - 3910Co-Op with Industry
PHYS - 376PHYS - 3915Internship with Industry
PHYS - 386PHYS - 3860Physics Research I
PHYS - 403PHYS - 4030Mathematical Methods in Physics with elements of Classical Mechanics
PHYS - 411PHYS - 4110Intro to Biophysics
PHYS - 421PHYS - 4210Electricity & Magnetism I
PHYS - 422PHYS - 4220Electricity & Magnetism II
PHYS - 441PHYS - 4410General Relativity
PHYS - 461PHYS - 4610Quantum Mechanics
PHYS - 462PHYS - 4620Application of Quantum Mechanics
PHYS - 475PHYS - 4910Co-Op with Industry
PHYS - 476PHYS - 4915Internship with Industry
PHYS - 484PHYS - 4840Senior Inquiry: Thesis
PHYS - 487PHYS - 4870Physics Research II
PHYS - 488PHYS - 4880Senior Inquiry: Research Project
PHYS - 489PHYS - 4890Senior Inquiry: Comprehensive Examination
PHYS - 493PHYS - 4930Special Topics
PHYS - 495PHYS - 4950Senior Residency
PHYS - 498PHYS - 4980Advanced Independent Study
PHYS - 501PHYS - 5010Nanoscience and Nanofabrication Frontiers
PHYS - 503PHYS - 5030Mathematical Methods in Physics
PHYS - 593PHYS - 5930Special Topics


* The Department of English (ENGL subject) transitioned to four digit numbering in the Fall 2014.