Physics Minor

A physics minor is useful in many technical fields because the study of physics develops an understanding of basic principles, mathematical modeling, and practical applications. Specific areas where a physics background is useful include imaging techniques in medicine and biology, analytical instrumentation in chemistry, remote-sensing techniques in the geosciences, and development of realistic physical models in computer science and mathematics.

Requirements for a Minor in Physics

18 credits in Physics including One of the following one year sequences:

PY-221
PY-222
General Physics I
and General Physics II
8
PY-241
PY-242
Physics I (Mechanics)
and Physics II ( Electricity, Magnetism and Optics)
8