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Minor in Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy also offers a Minor in Physics, which serves to increase the value of the student's major concentration. It also provides a more solid foundation in physics to those wishing to teach science at the middle and high school levels. All students pursuing the Minor in Physics must complete 21 semester credit hours.

21 semester credit hours of required courses:

PHY  1943, 1951  Physics for Scientists and Engineers I and Laboratory
PHY  1963, 1971  Physics for Scientists and Engineers II and Laboratory
PHY  2103, 2111  Modern Physics and Laboratory
PHY  3203           Classical Mechanics I
PHY  3293           Thermal Physics
PHY  3423           Electricity and Magnetism

To declare a Minor in Physics, obtain advice, or seek approval of substitutions for course requirements, students should consult the College of Sciences Undergraduate Advising Center.