- Degree Level
- Degrees Offered
- Chemistry and Physics
- College of Arts and Sciences
Minor in Physics
A Physics minor is ideal if you are majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering and want to develop a stronger background in the physical sciences or to prepare for advanced training in disciplines such as applied mathematics, engineering, or theoretical chemistry.
Five courses in Physics
- PH 201 Fundamental Concepts of Physics I and
- PH 202 Fundamental Concepts of Physics II
- PH 211 Conceptual Physics I and
- PH 212 Conceptual Physics II
- PH 324 Quantum Physics
- Two other Physics courses at the 300 level
Fundamental Concepts of Physics I
In this course, you will have an introduction to the principles of classical mechanics, as well as the historical development, methodology, and philosophy of our current understanding of the physical universe are presented from an experimental point of view.
Conceptual Physics II
Study waves, sound, electricity, magnetism, elementary electro-dynamics, and optics in this continuation of Conceptual Physics (PH 211).
Learn about basic principles of modern physics, especially atomic, quantum, nuclear, and particle physics.