2022-23 University Catalog 
    Apr 24, 2024  
2022-23 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Physics Minor

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Students wishing to pursue the minor in Applied Physics should consult with physics faculty in the Natural Sciences Department  for advising.

The Minor in Applied Physics is available to any student and is especially recommended for individuals interested in pursuing careers or graduate studies in physical or applied sciences and engineering. The Minor in Applied Physics requires completion of 32 credits of coursework as outlined below. A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses applied toward the minor.

Required Coursework:

Approved Upper-Division Electives:

Up to six credits of the upper-division elective coursework may be satisfied by approved non-PHY electives that utilize the technical application of physics (see list below; other courses must be approved by the physics faculty and the chair of the Natural Sciences department on a case-by-case basis). Of the 12 upper-division elective credits, six cannot be counted toward the student’s major program.

Any course 300-level or higher that has a PHY prefix.

Examples include:


Not all courses are offered every year or on every campus. Additional prerequisites may be required; see catalog descriptions and recent course schedules for details.

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