Physics Minor Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete a minor in Physics are expected to:
- Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills,
- Have a broad understanding of the fundamentals of physics, the connections between some of the different areas of physics and the limitations of each,
- Understand the societal impacts of science and technology,
- Appreciate physics as a valuable human endeavor.
The Physics Minor
A minor in Physics requires a minimum of 20 credits, at least eight of which must be taken at Allegheny.
PHYS 110 - Core Concepts in Physics I OR
PHYS 101 - Fundamentals of Physics I
PHYS 120 - Core Concepts in Physics II OR
PHYS 102 - Fundamentals of Physics II
PHYS 210 - Core Concepts in Physics III
Electives (Eight Credits):
At least four credits must be at the 300 or 400 level.