PEAK Minors

PEAKS | NSM

Physical Sciences Minor

15 - 17 credits

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

MAT-150

Applied Calculus or a higher level math course
(excluding MAT-221/MAT-222 Mathematics for Elementary
Teachers I and II

4

Complete 2 courses from the following:

CHE-141

General Chemistry I and Laboratory

4

CHE-142

General Chemistry II and Laboratory

4

PHY-231 or
PHY-271

General Physics I and Laboratory or
Analytical Physics I and Laboratory

4
5

PHY-232 or
PHY-272

General Physics II and Laboratory or
Analytical Physics II and Laboratory

4
5

And complete at least 3 additional credits in PHY, CHE, GOL or GOG

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving in sciences
  • Written communication skills
  • Understanding the foundations of the physical sciences