2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Minor in Physics

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Curriculum

Course Credits
Required Courses 15
PHY 101  College Physics I (pre-requisite: MAT 281)
4
PHY 202  College Physics II (pre-requisites: PHY 101, MAT 282) 4
PHY 203  College Physics III (pre-requisite: PHY 202)
4
MAT 381  Calculus III (pre-requisite: MAT 282)  3
   
Suggested Electives* 6
PHY 301  Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism (pre-requisites: PHY 203, MAT 381)  4
PHY 321  Intermediate Mechanics (pre-requisite: PHY 202 / co-requisite: MAT 381) 4
PHY 331  Modern Physics (pre-requisites: PHY 203, MAT 381) 3
PHY 341  Mathematical Methods of Physics (pre-requisites: PHY 203, MAT 381) 3
PHY 405  Quantum Mechanics (pre-requisites: PHY 331 and/or MAT 406)
3
PHY 455  Solid State Physics (pre-requisites: PHY 202, MAT 282) 3
   
Total (minimum) 21

* Remaining two courses must be 300 or above level PHY courses. 

Program Note: A minimum of 6 credits must be taken at Cal U.