Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Physics, Minor

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

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Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Required Physics Courses
PHYS 211General Physics I with Lab4
PHYS 212General Physics II with Lab3
PHYS 213General Physics III/ Lab4
PHYS 312Modern Physics 13
Elective Physics Courses
Select two or three of the following courses:4-6
Mathematical Methods of Physics
Physical Optics
Thermal Physics
Advanced Physics Laboratory
Optics Laboratory
Computational Physics
Electricity and Magnetism
Modern Physics 2
Total Hours18-20

Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Minor in Physics (64A)
This program is effective as of Fall 2013.
Revised 8-2019