Physics Minor

Physics and technology go hand in hand, with physics providing the foundation for a broad range of technical fields. This minor is intended to encourage you to expand your understanding of physics beyond the introductory level, to deepen your understanding of fundamental principles, and to enhance your ability to keep abreast of an ever-changing technological world. Depending on your choice of 300- and 400-level physics courses, a total of 21-25 hours is required.

PHYS 211University Physics: Mechanics4
PHYS 212University Physics: Elec & Mag4
PHYS 213Univ Physics: Thermal Physics2
or PHYS 214 Univ Physics: Quantum Physics
PHYS 225Relativity & Math Applications2
PHYS 325Classical Mechanics I3
Any two PHYS courses at the 300 or 400 level except PHYS 419 and PHYS 4206-10
Total Hours21-25

For more information regarding the Physics minor, visit the Physics minor website, contact the Physics Undergraduate Programs Office (233 Loomis Laboratory of Physics, 217-333-4361,, or visit the Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, 206 Engineering Hall.