Physics Minor

The Physics minor offers students the opportunity to obtain a thorough introduction to the theoretical and experimental methods extensively used by physical scientists and engineers. In addition to exploring the historical and philosophical development of physics from the Greeks to the modern era, the Physics minor emphasizes the development of practical quantitative problem-solving skills which are valuable for all students regardless of major.

Minor in Physics Requirements: 18 Credits*

PHY 213General Physics for the Physical Sciences I 13
PHY 205General Physics Laboratory I 21
PHY 214General Physics for the Physical Sciences II 33
PHY 206General Physics Laboratory II 41
PHY 301Modern Physics3
Seven credits from the following:7
Three Dimensional Design
Electronics Laboratory
Research Methods
Classical Mechanics
Electricity and Magnetism
Physics Seminar
Directed Independent Readings 5
Directed Independent Study 5
Directed Independent Research 5
Quantum Mechanics
Thermodynamics And Statistical Mechanics
Mathematical Physics
Computational Physics
Gravitation and Cosmology
Nuclear Physics
Laser Physics
Special Topics
Total Credits18