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Dr. Allan Greer
Email: greera@gonzaga.edu
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Gonzaga University
Physics Department
AD Box 51
502 E. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA 99258-0051



2017-2018 Catalog Requirements for the Physics Minor
 

Minor in Physics (27 Credits)
 

Degree Worksheet

Requirements (21 Credits)


PHYS 103 Scientific Physics I 4 credits
PHYS 103L Scientific Physics I Lab 1 credit
PHYS 204 Scientific Physics II 4 credits
PHYS 204L Scientific Physics II Lab 1 credit
PHYS 205 Modern Physics 3 credits
MATH 157 Calculus I 4 credits
MATH 258 Calculus II 4 credits

 

Electives (6 Credits)


PHYS 208 Computational Physics 2 credits
PHYS 210 Linear Electronics 2 credits
PHYS 300 Mathematical Methods 3 credits
PHYS 301 Intermediate Mechanics 3 credits
PHYS 306 Electricity and Magnetism 3 credits
PHYS 307 Optics* 3 credits
PHYS 310 Intermediate Laboratory 2 credits
PHYS 402 Advanced Mechanics* 3 credits
PHYS 407 Electricity and Magnetism II 3 credits
PHYS 409 Nuclear and Particle Physics 3 credits
PHYS 415 Cosmology 3 credits
PHYS 450 Statistical Physics* 3 credits
PHYS 464 Quantum Physics 3 credits
PHYS 465 Advanced Quantum Physics 3 credits

* - indicates the course also counts as a Technical Elective in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

To satisfy the minor, at least one of the chosen electives must be a 3-credit course beyond PHYS300. With department chair approval, PHYS 390, PHYS 490, PHYS 497, and PHYS 499 may count toward the minor. Also with department chair approval, PHYS 300 may count 2 credits toward the minor.