Typical course sequence for Physics Minor
There is no typical course sequence for the physics minor. Consult with your major department as well as the physics department to put together a course sequence that matches the requirements of both programs.
The physics minor is intended for students in technical or engineering related fields who want to enhance their science backgrounds. It may also be of interest to students who want to strengthen their preparedness for graduate study in a science or related field.
A. Required Courses (16 credit hours):
PHY 111 University Physics I (5)
PHY 112 University Physics II (5)
PHY 213 University Physics III (3)
PHY 305 Modern Physics I (3)
B. Elective courses (4-7 credit hours chosen from):
PHY 306 Modern Physics II (3)
PHY 308 Optics (3)
PHY 310 Computational Physics Laboratory (2)
PHY 315 Heat and Thermodynamics (3)
PHY 320 Introduction to Theoretical Physics (4)
PHY 324 Electric Circuit Analysis (3)
PHY 410 Advanced Physics Laboratory (3)
PHY 425 Classical Mechanics (4)
PHY 435 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (3)
PHY 440 Electricity and Magnetism I (3)
Mathematics pre or co-requisite courses:
MAT 161/163 Calculus I (3/1)
MAT 162/164 Calculus II (3/1)
MAT 263/264 Calculus III (3/1)
More information about this minor may be obtained through the Physics Department.