Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

Physics Minor

PHY 120General Physics I(LP)(SW)(STEM)

3

PHY 121General Physics I Laboratory(CO)

1

PHY 160General Physics II(SW)(STEM)

3

PHY 161General Physics II Laboratory(CO)

1

 

MTH 229Calculus Computer Laboratory(RLA)

1

MTH 230Calculus I with Pre-Calculus(MQ)(STEM)

6

MTH 232Calculus II(MQ)(STEM)

3

MTH 233Calculus III(MQ)

3

OR

MTH 229Calculus Computer Laboratory(RLA)

1

MTH 231Analytic Geometry and Calculus I(MQ)(STEM)

3

MTH 232Calculus II(MQ)(STEM)

3

MTH 233Calculus III(MQ)

3

 

MTH 330Applied Mathematical Analysis I(RLA)

4

OR

MTH 334Differential Equations(RLA)

4

 

PHY 240Waves and Modern Physics(SW)(STEM)

3

PHY 309Basic Instrumentation Laboratory(RNL)

2

 

PHY 310Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics(RNL)

4

OR

CHM 330Physical Chemistry: Equilibria(RLA)

4

 

PHY 356Theory of Electromagnetic Radiation(RLA)

4

PHY 442Quantum Mechanics(RLA)

4

Two electives at or above the 300-level

8

OR

Two courses from the following list:

8

PHY 312Nuclear Physics(RLA)

4

PHY 316Dynamics(RLA)

4

PHY 360Relativity(RLA)

4

PHY 425Astrophysics(RLA)

4

PHY 463Introduction to Nanotechnology(RNL)

4

PHY 485Properties of Materials(RNL)

4

Total Credit Hours: 46-49

At least 12 credits of the requirements listed above may not be used to satisfy a requirement for another major or minor.

NOTE: Upper level courses in Mathematics, Chemistry, and Biology may be substituted for electives subject to the approval of an academic advisor.