Physics Minor

A minor in physics is offered for students who are interested in a broad foundation in classical and modern physics.  For students majoring in physical sciences, geographic information science, engineering and technology, the physics minor offers a solid foundational base in the application of fundamental physical laws in their disciplines. It provides training in computation and applied mathematics for computer science and mathematics students.


Students majoring in technical areas may ask the Physics faculty to support a Degree Plan Exceptions Form to list Course Subsitutions in their pursuit of a physics minor.  Possibilities include:

Minor in Physics

The following courses are required for a minor in physics:

12 hours of courses selected from the following:

The upper-level physics courses are offered from one of the members of the Texas Physics Consortium (possibly from TAMUCC) via live two-way video conference.


Students pursuing a minor in physics may need to take one or more of the following prerequisite courses: