Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 
    Jun 18, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics Minor

Physics Minor Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete a minor in Physics are expected to

  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills,
  • Have a broad understanding of the fundamentals of physics, the connections between some of the different areas of physics and the limitations of each,
  • Understand the societal impacts of science and technology,
  • Appreciate physics as a valuable human endeavor.

The Physics Minor

A minor in Physics requires a minimum of 20 credits, at least eight of which must be taken at Allegheny.

Not all courses are offered each year, and the College reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses for enrollment, staffing, or other reasons.

Electives (Eight Credits):

At least four credits must be at the 300 or 400 level.