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College
College of Arts and Sciences
Department
Department of Physics

105 Smith Hall
Tel: 330-672-2246
Fax: 330-672-2959
Web: www.kent.edu/cas/physics
 

The Physics minor allows students majoring in other natural sciences, mathematics, education and technology to complement their studies and enhance their academic credentials. Non-science majors may minor in physics to enhance their knowledge of this useful and fascinating field.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

I. PHYSICS MINOR PREREQUISITES
Type Course Title Credits
KBS MATH 11010 Algebra for Calculus (3)  
    11022 Trigonometry (3)  
KBS   12002 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5)  
    12003 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (5)  
II. PHYSICS MINOR REQUIREMENTS (22 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
  PHY 12000 Introductory Physics Seminar 1
    23101 General University Physics I 5
    23102 General University Physics II 5
    30020 Intermediate Physics Laboratory 2
    36001 Introductory Modern Physics 3
    36002 Applications of Modern Physics 3
  Physics additional upper-division hours 1 3
  MINIMUM TOTAL 22
1 Must be upper-division.

 

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.