Physics Minor

Deepen your understanding of the laws of nature and enrich your ability to solve problems with a minor in physics. Investigate the microscopic and the macroscopic in courses covering topics such as astronomy, biophysics, nuclear science, mechanics and modern physics.

Minor in Physics (17-18 hours)

All of the following:

  • PHYS 121 General Physics I
  • PHYS 122 General Physics II

Three of the following:

  • PHYS 101 Intro Topics in Physics: Motion
  • PHYS 105 Intro Topics in Physics: Astronomy
  • PHYS 205 Nuclear Science
  • PHYS 302 Materials Science
  • PHYS 303 Biophysics
  • PHYS 311 Thermodynamics
  • PHYS 312 Modern Physics
  • PHYS 313 Classical Mechanics
  • PHYS 333 Mathematical Methods
  • PHYS 424 Quantum Mechanics
  • PHYS 444 Electricity and Magnetism

Certain substitutions may be made with the consent of the department to meet the specialized needs of individual students.