Physics Minor

Minor in Physics–Liberal Arts or Education

Physics Minor Requirements 24 Total Credits
Required Courses 14 cr. hrs.
PHYS 161 Calculus-Based Physics I 4 cr.
PHYS 166 Calculus-Based Physics Laboratory I 1 cr.
PHYS 162 Calculus-Based Physics II 4 cr.
PHYS 167 Calculus-Based Physics Laboratory II 1 cr.
PHYS 264 Modern Physics 4 cr.
Directed Electives for Both Minors: 10 cr. hrs.
PHYS 204 Intermediate Physics Laboratory (writing intensive) 1 cr.
PHYS 301 Advanced Physics Laboratory I (writing intensive) 3 cr.
PHYS 302 Advanced Physics Laboratory II (writing intensive) 3 cr.
PHYS 311 Electronics: Circuits and Devices 4 cr.
PHYS 312 Electronics: Linear Integrated Circuits
or PHYS 313 Digital Electronics 4 cr.
PHYS 318 Astrophysics 3 cr.
PHYS 324 Acoustics 3 cr.
PHYS 415 Thermodynamics 3 cr.
PHYS 420 Optics 4 cr.
PHYS 426 Nuclear and Particle Physics 4 cr.
PHYS 427 Condensed Matter Physics 4 cr.
PHYS 441 Classical Mechanics 4 cr.
PHYS 442 Electricity and Magnetism 4 cr.
PHYS 465 Quantum Mechanics 3 cr.
Additional Choice for Directed Elective for Secondary Education Minor:
PHYS 331 Curriculum Physics 3 cr.
Required Supporting Courses 11 cr. hrs.
(may be taken under Gen Ed or under Major)
MATH 166 Calculus I 4 cr.
MATH 167 Calculus II 4 cr.
PHYS 361 Mathematics of Physics and Engineering I 3 cr.
or MATH 266 Calculus III

Department of Physics

125 Centennial Science Hall
715-425-3235
www.uwrf.edu/PHYS/

James Madsen-Chair, Earl Blodgett, Rellen Hardtke, Eileen Korenic, Lowell McCann, Glenn Spiczak, and Matthew Vonk

 


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410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls WI 54022 USA
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