Physics Minor

To earn a 16-credit minor in physics, students complete the following:

PHYS 1171
1171L
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
4
PHYS 1172
1172L
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab
4
PHYS 2285Modern Physics3
PHYS 2285LModern Experimental Methods Lab2
Select one additional 2000- or 3000-level physics course3
Total Credits16

Substitution of the Modern Physics course must be approved by the chair.

Note: Biology and chemistry majors can minor in physics by taking two lecture courses and one laboratory course beyond the requirements of their major. Engineering majors can minor in physics by taking one lecture course and one laboratory course beyond the requirements of the major.