The minor in Physics, geared toward students majoring in the sciences, is designed to provide a strong academic core in the discipline while also stressing key skills, including critical problem solving, applying reasoning to explain natural phenomena, and deploying theory to inform data.
Upon completion of the Physics minor, students will be able to:
- Apply quantitative reasoning and appropriate mathematics to describe phenomena in the natural world.
- Interpret multiple scientific representations, including verbal descriptions, diagrams, graphs, formulas and translate between them.
- Apply physics principles to understand living systems, scientific instrumentation and everyday experiences.
- MA 210 Calculus I
- MA 211 Calculus II
- PHY 251 University Physics I
- PHY 252 University Physics II
- MA 311 Calculus III
- MA 401 Linear Algebra
- Six upper division credits in Physics
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