Jun 16, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Physics, Minor

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Students interested in a Physics minor should consult with a faculty member in the Department of Physics. The minor in Physics is designed to give students a deeper appreciation of physics than can be attained in a one-year sequence. The minor in Physics can enhance studies in other disciplines such as (but not limited to) chemistry, mathematics, computer science and Philosophy.

Minor Requirements

Total: 28 Credits

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of a minor in physics, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate conceptual understanding of fundamental physics principles
  • Communicate physics reasoning in oral and in written form
  • Solve physics problems using qualitative and quantitative reasoning including sophisticated mathematical techniques 


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