Physics, Minor

The physics minor provides a foundation in classical and modern physics and allows students to explore more advanced topics in physics through elective choices.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

Required Courses

Complete one of the following sequences:10
Physics 1 and 2
Physics 1
and Lab for PHYS 1161
Physics 2
and Lab for PHYS 1165
Physics for Engineering 1 and 2
Physics for Engineering 1
and Lab for PHYS 1151
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1151
Physics for Engineering 2
and Lab for PHYS 1155
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1155

Modern Physics

PHYS 2303Modern Physics4

Elective Courses

Complete two of the following:8
Mathematical and Computational Methods for Physics
PHYS 2300 to PHYS 5999

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor