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.
|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
- Read the information about minors on the Provost website.
- Print the Statement of Intent to Pursue an Undergraduate Minor form.
- Get departmental approval from the academic advisor in 290W Loomis Lab. You can schedule an appointment with her by contacting Merissa Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Want to modify the minor? Fill out the Minor's Modification Form and have it approved by the physics' academic advisor.