Minor in Physics

Students from other disciplines who want to minor in Physics must complete 17 semester hours.

Required Courses
Select one of the following sequences:8
General Physics I (Mechanics)
and General Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism)
Introductory Physics for Life Sciences I
and Introductory Physics for Life Sciences II
Select additional courses at the 200, 300, or 400 level a9
Recommended courses include the following:
Computational and Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences
Fundamentals of Relativity
Fundamentals of Modern Quantum Theory
Experiments in Modern Physics
Introduction to Vibrations, Waves, and Thermal Physics
Physics Research
Total Hours17

No more than a total of 2 hours from among PHYS 391, PHYS 392, PHYS 393, and PHYS 491. Credit for PHYS 469, PHYS 470, PHYS 471, PHYS 475, PHYS 480, and PHYS 494 will not be accepted for the minor.