Academic Catalog


Minor Physics Minor


PHYS 231N-PHYS 232N or PHYS 261N-PHYS 262N or PHYS 226N-PHYS 227N must be completed as prerequisites for the minor in physics and are not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. The minor in physics requires completion of all courses specified as a requirement for the minor, with an overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or better in these courses exclusive of 100/200 level courses and prerequisite courses.

PHYS 319Analytical Mechanics3
PHYS 323Modern Physics3
Two 300 or 400-level PHYS courses6
Total Credit Hours12

Students must complete a minimum of six credit hours of 300-level or 400-level PHYS courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University. Up to three credits can be in Independent Study courses, with approval of the chief departmental advisor. Any substitutions must be approved in writing by the chief departmental advisor.