Curricula in Physics
Minor in Physics
All courses listed below are required for obtaining a minor in Physics. A grade of "C" or better is required for all of them. For PHYS 491 preapproval needed from the instructor and the department head.
PHYS 218: Mechanics (4 credits)
PHYS 208: Electricity and Optics (4 credits)
PHYS 221: Optics and Thermal Physics (3 credits)
PHYS 222: Modern Physics for Engineers (3 credits)
PHYS 491: Research (4 credits)
221. Optics and Thermal Physics. (3-0). Credit 3.
Wave motion and sound, geometrical and physical optics, kinetic theory of gases, laws of thermodynamics.
Prerequisites: PHYS 208; MATH 152; registration in MATH 251, MATH 308.
491. Research. 0 to 4 Other Hours. Credit 0 to 4.
Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in physics. May be repeated for credit. Registration in multiple sections of this course is possible within a given semester provided that the per semester credit hour limit is not exceeded.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.