Physics, Minor - Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts (Code 230-401)
|Twenty-four semester credits of Physics including:
|University Physics I
|University Physics II
|University Physics III
|11 or more credits from any Physics courses 1
|Calculus II (Not counted toward credits in minor)
It is recommended that students minoring in physics consult the chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy while planning a program.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing this program will be expected to meet the following learning outcomes:
- Qualitatively describe natural phenomena and man-made devices in terms of the basic laws of physics in areas of classical mechanics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, optics, electronic circuits, quantum physics, and special relativity.
- Convert a physical situation described in English into a mathematical model.
- Apply the mathematical tools commonly used in physics to obtain analytical and numerical solutions to problems modeling physical situations.
- Design experiments and demonstrate the ability to use measurement technology, computational tools, and statistical techniques to collect and analyze data.