Minor Requirements

Requirements

Total Physics Credits

18 credits

Course Possibilities

There is latitude in the choice of credits. Students majoring in engineering or computer science should consider

  • Physics 325 - Optics
  • Physics 361 - no longer listed
  • Physics 410 - Optics Lab
  • Physics 511 - no longer listed

Science or math education majors should take

  • Astron 300 - General Astronomy
  • Physics 317 - Thermodynamics
  • Physics 325 - Optics

Math majors will find complementary subject matter in

  • Physics 411 - Mechanics
  • Physics 420 - Electricity and Magnetism I
  • Physics 422 - Electricity and Magnetism II
  • Physics 517 - Special Relativity

Students are required to consult with the physics advisor when planning their minor programs of study.



300-level or above credits

9 of which must be taken at UWM

GPA Requirements

The College requires that students attain at least a 2.5 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.5 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.