Physics and Astronomy Advisement FAQ

Departmental Advisement FAQ

Scheduling an Appointment

The College of Arts and Sciences Advisement Center is putting the following safety preventative measures in place to ensure the health of our staff and students during COVID-19 (http://www.unm.edu/coronavirus/).  All advisement appointments will be handled virtually. Arts & Sciences Advisors are available to you during this difficult time. Our full schedule will be appointments, no walk-ins. Appointments will still be the normal 30 minutes sessions. When scheduling an appointment in LoboAchieve, please indicate the following: 

  1. Method of appointment- Select from Skype Call or Phone Call.
  2. Skype Call- In order to do a skype call, you will need to download SKYPE FOR BUSINESS at this link. You can download this to your computer or from your cellular device app store. You will need to login with your UNM netid and password.
  3. Phone Call- If it is necessary for you to have a phone call appointment, please provide us with your phone number. We will call you at the time of the scheduled appointment from a blocked number.  
  4. Reason for your appointment  
    • Holds on account 
    • Class schedule 
    • Registration questions 
    • Other (Please give a brief explanation of the reason for the appointment)  

Holds

Current students may check their Registration Hold(s) on LoboWeb:

  • Log-in to my.unm.edu using your UNM Net ID and Password
  • Select the Student Life Tab
  • Click on LoboWeb
  • Click on Registration & Records

         Registration (Add/Drop), Course search, Check for Holds

         Registration portal

         Check My Registration Status

         Choose term

See Your Phys/Astro Advisor Hold: Contact your faculty advisor to make an appointment. If you don’t know who your faculty advisor is, you can check here. If you don’t have a faculty advisor assigned to you, email Ylva Pihlström at ylva@unm.edu and ask to be assigned to one.

New Student Learning/ Graduation Planning: If you have a hold for Graduation Planning or New Student Learning Workshops, online versions of these will be emailed to you. If you have a Department Orientation hold, your advisor will contact you about how to resolve that via distance. Please monitor your UNM email for updates.

Admissions Hold: Contact Admissions at 277-8900

Bursar Hold: Contact Bursar at 277-5363

Department Orientation Hold: To lift this hold, schedule an appointment with me through LoboAchieve.

New to A&S Hold: Contact the Arts & Sciences Advisement Center at 277-4621 to set up appointment. 

Registration Errors and Restricted Sections

Check the catalog for prerequisite and/or co-requisite courses at catalog.unm.edu

Degree Planning

Bachelor of Science in Astrophysics

Bachelor of Science in Physics
                       
with a concentration in Biophysics
                        with a concentration in Earth & Planetary Science
                       
with a concentration in Optics

Bachelor of Arts in Physics & Astrophysics

Other Information

New Common Course Numbers for Classes in the Major:
For course numbers in other subjects, please check this link.

 

Subject

New Course Number

New Title

Old Course Number

PHYS

1115

Survey of Physics

PHYC 102

PHYS

1115

Survey of Physics Laboratory

PHYC 102L

PHYS

2996

Selected Topics

PHYC 103

PHYS

1110

Physics and Society

PHYC 105

PHYS

1125

Physics of Music

PHYC 108

PHYS

1125

Physics of Music Laboratory

PHYC 108L

PHYS

1120

Introduction to Applied Physics

PHYC 110

PHYS

1230

Algebra-Based Physics I

PHYC 151

PHYS

1230

Algebra-Based Physics I Laboratory

PHYC 151L

PHYS

1240

Algebra-Based Physics II

PHYC 152

PHYS

1240

Algebra-Based Physics II Laboratory

PHYC 152L

PHYS

1231

Problems in Algebra-Based Physics I

PHYC 157

PHYS

1241

Problems in Algebra-Based Physics II

PHYC 158

PHYS

1310

Calculus-Based Physics I

PHYC 160

PHYS

1310

Calculus-Based Physics I Laboratory

PHYC 160L

PHYS

1320

Calculus-Based Physics II

PHYC 161

PHYS

1320

Calculus-Based Physics II Laboratory

PHYC 161L

PHYS

1311

Problems in Calculus-Based Physics I

PHYC 167

PHYS

1321

Problems in Calculus-Based Physics II

PHYC 168

PHYS

2310

Calculus-Based Physics III

PHYC 262

PHYS

2310

Calculus-Based Physics III Laboratory

PHYC 262L

PHYS

2311

Problems in Calculus-Based Physics III

PHYC 267

PHYS

2415

Computational Physics

PHYC 290