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  • Physics

    Credits: 17, completed with minimum grades of C

    The minor in physics consists of the complete sequence in general physics, modern physics and two 3000/4000-level courses in the physics major course sequence. Students should consult a physics adviser and obtain the required approval no later than the beginning of the junior year.

    All 3000/4000-level courses must be taken from the UF Department of Physics. Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

    Students pursuing an astronomy major must complete six credits of physics coursework beyond what is required for the astronomy major before they will be approved for the physics minor.

    PHY 3400, PHY 3840L and PHY 4905 (Individual Work) cannot count toward this minor.

    Required Courses

    Courses Credits
    PHY 2048 Physics with Calculus 1, 3 credits, and
    PHY 2048L Laboratory, 1 credit, and
    PHY 2049 Physics with Calculus 2, 3 credits, and
    PHY 2049L Laboratory, 1 credit
    or
    PHY 2048L Laboratory, 1 credit, and
    PHY 2049L Laboratory, 1 credit, and
    PHY 2060 Enriched Physics with Calculus 1, 3 credits, and
    PHY 2061 Enriched Physics with Calculus 2, 3 credits
    8
    PHY 3063 Enriched Modern Physics or
    PHY 3101 Introduction to Modern Physics
    3
    Two 3000/4000-level courses in the physics major course sequence 6
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minors: physics