Physics, Minor

Program Goals

  • To supply students with the necessary background to successfully pursue graduate study towards a professional career in physics, astronomy or a related field.
  • To prepare students upon graduation to enter technical positions in government or industry.
  • To provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain Colorado Department of Education Certification as science teachers of physics or physical science.

Specific Requirements for the Minor in Physics

Course Title Credits
PHYS Courses
PHYS 221
221L
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
5
PHYS 222
222L
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab
5
PHYS 323
323L
General Physics III
and General Physics III Lab
5
Approved Upper-division Electives in Physics
Select 5 credits5
Total Credits20