Minors

Minors in Physics and Astronomy

The department offers programs of study, successful completion of which will result in the awarding of a minor in either Physics or Astronomy. For more information on either of these, please contact the department chair.

Physics Minor

To be awarded a minor in Physics atTennessee Tech a student must successfully complete the following program of study.

PHYS 2109 or PHYS 2110 (Calculus-based Physics I) (3 or 4 cr)
PHYS 2119 or PHYS 2120 (Calculus-based Physics II) (3 or 4 cr)
PHYS 2420 (Modern Physics) (3 cr)
PHYS 2920 (Mathematical Physics) (3 cr)

plus any one of:

PHYS 3120 (Statistical and Thermal Physics) (3 cr)
PHYS 3610 (Classical Mechanics) (3 cr)
PHYS 3810 (Quantum Mechanics I) (3 cr)
PHYS 4610 (Classical Electricity and Magnetism) (3 Cr)

Astronomy Minor

To be awarded a minor in Astronomy atTennessee Tech a student must successfully complete the following program of study.

ASTR 1010 (Introduction to Modern Astronomy I) (4 cr)
ASTR 1020 (Introduction to Modern Astronomy II) (4 cr)
ASTR 3100 (Observational Astronomy) (4 cr)
GEOL 3310 (Planetary Geoscience) (3 cr)

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