Minor

Physics and technology go hand in hand, with physics providing the foundation for a broad range of technical fields. This minor is intended to encourage you to expand your understanding of physics beyond the introductory level, to deepen your understanding of fundamental principles, and to enhance your ability to keep abreast of an ever-changing technological world. Depending on your choice of 300/400-level physics courses, a total of 21-25 hours is required.

Course Number Prerequisites
PHYS 211 (4 hrs) MATH 220 or MATH 221
PHYS 212 (4 hrs) PHYS 211; credit or concurrent registration in MATH 241
PHYS 213 (2 hrs) PHYS 211; credit or concurrent registration in MATH 241
or PHYS 214 (2 hrs) PHYS 212
PHYS 225 (2 hrs) Credit or concurrent registration in PHYS 212
PHYS 325 (3 hrs) PHYS 225; credit or concurrent registration in MATH 285
plus any two 300/400-level physics courses (6-10 hrs), excluding PHYS 419 and PHYS 420

Declaring the Physics Minor