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Why Not Minor in Physics?

A Physics Minor is available to any student desiring a more extensive introduction to the field and a taste of more advanced topics in physics. If you have already taken at least two of the four introductory courses then you only need the remaining two and one more course at the upper level to get a Minor in Physics. Some of these Physics course may already count as electives for your major.

Requirements (19–20 semester hours)

Course Semester hours
Introductory Mechanics (PHYS 00.220) 4
Introductory Thermodynamics, Fluids, Waves, & Optics (PHYS 00.221) 4
Introductory Electricity & Magnetism (PHYS 00.222) 4
Modern Physics (PHYS 00.300) 4
Choice of any 1 Physics courses at the 300 level or above
      Except Physics Research
3–4