Physics - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Physics
103 Smith Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2246
physics-web@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/physics


Description

The Physics minor allows students majoring in other natural sciences, mathematics, education and technology to complement their studies and enhance their academic credentials. Non-science majors may minor in physics to enhance their knowledge of this useful and fascinating field.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Geauga Campus
  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

 
 

Minor Requirements

[PHY]

Minor Prerequisites
ALGEBRA FOR CALCULUS (KMCR)
TRIGONOMETRY (KMCR)
ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS I (KMCR)
ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS II
Minor Requirements
PHY 12000INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS SEMINAR (ELR) 1
PHY 23101GENERAL UNIVERSITY PHYSICS I (KBS) (KLAB) 5
PHY 23102GENERAL UNIVERSITY PHYSICS II (KBS) (KLAB) 5
PHY 30020INTERMEDIATE PHYSICS LABORATORY (WIC) 2
PHY 36001INTRODUCTORY MODERN PHYSICS 3
PHY 36002APPLICATIONS OF MODERN PHYSICS 3
Physics Upper-Division Electives (PHY 30000 or 40000 level)3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:22

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).