PEAK Minors

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Physics Minor

19 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

PREREQUISITES

MAT-152

Calculus II

4

MAT-251

Calculus III

4

MAT-352

Differential Equations

3

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

PHY-271

Analytical Physics I & Laboratory

5

PHY-272

Analytical Physics II & Laboratory

5

Complete 9 credits from the following:

PHY

Physics Upper-Division (300 or 400-level) Courses

6

PHY

Physics Coursework - any level

3

Completing this minor and 1 additional credit in physics satisfies the state requirements for the secondary education second-teaching field in physics.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will gain skills and concepts necessary to understand modern physics and physics laboratory methods.
  • Students will develop an understanding of modern physics theories.
  • Students will develop problem solving and analysis skills appropriate for the field.
  • Students will communicate physical ideas both orally and in writing.