A physics minor prepares students for graduate work or for entrance into professional schools, or forms part of the 3/2 Science and Engineering Program.

Required Courses

  • PHY 125 - General Physics I
  • PHY 126 - General Physics II
  • PHY 220 - Modern Physics
  • PHY 230 - Intermediate Physics Laboratory

Elective Courses
In addition to the required courses, four electives must be taken, of which at least one is a 300 level course.

  • PHY250 - Energy, Physics and the Environment
  • PHY 280 - Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences
  • PHY 300 - Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics
  • PHY 301 - Intermediate Electro-magnetic Theory
  • PHY 310 - Electronics/Instrumentation
  • PHY 330 - Introduction to Material Science
  • PHY 340 - Classical Mechanics
  • PHY 350 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
  • PHY 395 - Independent Work in Physics
  • CHE 265 - Physical Chemistry Fundamentals I
  • MA 221 - Linear Algebra
  • MA 222 - Calculus III
  • MA 231 - Differential Equations with Applications