Minor in Physics

Physics professor Alex Feldman lecturing a small group of students

The physics minor gives students a working familiarity of physical concepts and delves into the critical analysis tools commonly used in the study of physics. Students can combine a minor in physics with virtually any course of study, from other liberal arts disciplines to engineering.

Course Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 17 credits, including 11 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.
MATH 1231Single-Variable Calculus I
MATH 1232Single-Variable Calculus II
MATH 2233Multivariable Calculus
PHYS 1021University Physics I
or PHYS 1025 University Physics I with Biological Applications
PHYS 1022University Physics II
or PHYS 1026 University Physics II with Biological Applications
PHYS 2023Modern Physics
Two PHYS courses (6 credits) at the 3000 level or above approved by the department.