Physics - Graduate Minor


This minor is available to graduate students not majoring in Physics or Geophysics.


A student must satisfy the following requirements to earn a graduate minor in Physics:

  • Successfully complete 12 credit hours of courses in Physics or Geophysics numbered above 500. Of these, not more than 3 credit hours can be for research, independent study, or other informal courses.
  • Pass one of the four sections of the Physics Department's Qualifying Exam at the Ph.D. level.
  • A member of the Physics faculty must be a member of the student's graduate committee.