Physics, Minor

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This minor has 21 required credit hours and gives students a strong supplemental qualification in the natural sciences.

School of Liberal Arts & Sciences



About PBA's Physics Minor

A minor in physics provides a foundational understanding of physics and relevant quantitative methods.

The physics minor is a great choice for students with strong mathematical skills and an interest in natural science. A minor in physics is also a good option for students who hope to pursue an advanced degree in science after graduation.


Required Physics Courses – 17 Credit Hours

  • Physics with Calculus I
  • Physics with Calculus II
  • Physics I Laboratory
  • Physics II Laboratory

Choose 3 of the following:

  • Special Relativity
  • Modern Physics
  • Introduction to Computational Science
  • Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

Required Mathematics Course – 4 Credit Hours

  • Calculus I

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