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Science, Eberly College

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 2011
End Date: Summer Session 2013

Physics Minor - ARCHIVE

University Park, Eberly College of Science (PHYS)

Contact: Eberly College of Science, Rick Robinett, rq9@psu.edu

 

The Department of Physics offers a minor for students who wish to expand upon their study in this fundamental discipline, beyond the introductory courses (PHYS 211, PHYS 212, PHYS 213, PHYS 214). In addition to an additional course in modern physics (which includes introductions to relativity and quantum theory, as well as applications), students take three 400-level PHYS courses for a total of 9-12 credits.The Physics minor is useful for students in many science and engineering disciplines who wish to extend their studies in this fundamental field, as a background for graduate study or work in a variety of technical fields.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 24-27 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (15 credits)
PHYS 211 GN(4), PHYS 212 GN(4), PHYS 213 GN(2), PHYS 214 GN(2), PHYS 237(3) (Sem: 1-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9-12 credits)
Select three 400-level PHYS courses, except PHYS 421W, 444, 445, 446, 494, 494H, 495, 496 or 496H (E E 330(4) may be used if PHYS 400(4) is not) (Sem: 5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2011

Blue Sheet Item #: 40-02-055

Review Date: 09/27/2011

UCA Revision #1: 8/31/06

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