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Minor in Physics


The minor in Physics seeks to develop the student's knowledge and problem solving in fundamental physics through courses selected from the major branches of physics.

To minor in Physics, a student must complete the following:


PHYS 1401 - General Physics I or PHYS 2405 University Physics I

PHYS 1402 - General Physics II or PHYS 2406 University Physics II

PHYS 3301 - Classical Mechanics

PHYS 3303 - Modern Physics

PHYS 3402 - Electrodynamics

And one of the following:

PHYS 3304 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

PHYS 4351 - Quantum Information Processing

Students should pay close attention to the mathematics requisites for the physics course(s). Students who plan to complete all 21 credit hours in physics must complete the following courses:


Required Requisites:

MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

MATH 1406 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry II

Strongly Recommended:

MATH 2407 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry III

MATH 3305 - Differential Equations

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University: DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0

Refer to course descriptions for course requisites.

(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.


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