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Academics: Physics Minor

Physics minor

Students who acquire the necessary mathematics via other majors are encouraged to consider a physics minor. After all, calculus was invented to do physics!

Program requirements

  • Physics 133
  • Physics 134
  • Physics 195
  • Physics 235
  • Physics 246
  • Physics 306 and 295 or the combination of Physics 296 and 335
    Higher level physics courses may be substituted with the approval of the department.
  • Certain courses in mathematics are prerequisites for the above courses, including basic calculus courses such as Mathematics 170 or 171, 172 and 270 or 271. Click the links to individual physics course descriptions above for details.




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Combinations with Engineering

If you would like to combine a physics minor with an engineering major, see information and sample schedules.