Minor in Physics

The physics minor offers students a fascinating exploration of the fundamental principles that govern the natural world, preparing them for careers in research, technology, education and beyond.

This interdisciplinary program provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of physics, encompassing topics such as classical mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics and relativity. Through a balanced combination of theoretical concepts and hands-on experimentation, students develop a solid understanding of the underlying laws that shape the universe and the natural world.

With a Minor in Physics, students gain valuable critical thinking and problem-solving skills that are essential across various disciplines. You'll delve into the realms of scientific inquiry, enhancing your ability to analyze complex phenomena. The physics minor serves as an excellent complement to a range of majors, from engineering and computer science to mathematics and the natural sciences, offering you a unique lens through which to view the intricacies of the physical universe and its applications.

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