physics-minor

This minor may be completed only by students admitted to the Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options of Elementary Education. Students admitted to the Content Focus option are asked to identify the minor of their choice when admitted to the program. Students admitted to the other Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options should fill out a minor declaration form available in the School of Education Student Services office, Room 139 Education Building.

Complete a minimum of 22 credits. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 is required, based on all Physics minor coursework taken on the UW–Madison campus.

Introductory Requirements

Select one of the following First Introductory Courses:5-6
General Physics
General Physics
A Modern Introduction to Physics 1
Statics
and Dynamics
Statics
and Dynamics
Select one of the following Second Introductory Courses: 5
General Physics
General Physics
A Modern Introduction to Physics
Select one of the following Third Introductory Courses: 3-4
A Modern Introduction to Physics
Modern Physics for Engineers
Introduction to Solid State Electronics
Introduction to Modern Physics

Additional Course Requirements

PHYSICS 307 Intermediate Laboratory-Mechanics and Modern Physics2
PHYSICS 311 Mechanics3
PHYSICS 321 Electric Circuits and Electronics4
Select physics electives, if necessary, to total 22 credits