Physics Minor

The 18 semester hours required for a minor in Physics are selected with a view toward contributing to the individual student’s educational goals.

Most physics minors take one of the following tracks

A physics minor is appropriate for several majors, including mathematics, chemistry, computer science, and engineering. 

A comprehensive minor in physics is available for doctoral degree students majoring in curriculum and instruction. This program is recommended for community and senior college teachers of science and for school supervisors. (See Doctor of Education degree program, Department of Curriculum and Instruction.)

PHYS 2425University Physics I4
PHYS 2426University Physics II4
PHYS 333Wave Motion, Acoustics, and Optics4
Plus 6 sh from:6
Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering
Computational Physics with Python
Modern Physics
Advanced Physics Laboratory
Classical Mechanics
Electricity and Magnetism
Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory
Quantum Mechanics
Science and Math Education Theory and Practice
Teaching and Learning Physics
Total Hours18