Physics*

The 18-20 credit Physics minor is designed for students who enjoy physics and are interested in gaining a broader exposure to physics concepts, experimental techniques, and computational paradigms, while at the same time gaining transferable skills and ways of thinking applicable to jobs within their primary field of interest.

 

Required Classes (12 credits)

PHYS 2003 General Physics with Calculus (4 cr.) with  PHYS 2013 and PHYS 2023
PHYS 2004 General Physics with Calculus II (4 cr.) with  PHYS 2014 and PHYS 2024
PHYS 3206 Modern Physics (4 cr.) with PHYS 3216

 

Elective courses (6-8 credits)

PHYS 2800 Sophomore Independent Study (1-6 cr.)
PHYS 3210 Advanced Mechanics (3 cr.)
PHYS 3220 Mathematical Methods for Physics (3 cr.)
PHYS 3240 Optics (4 cr.) with PHYS 3241
PHYS 3250 Thermodynamics (3 cr.)
PHYS 3277 Solid State Physics (3 cr.)
PHYS 3530 Electricity and Magnetism (3 cr.)
PHYS 3800 Junior Independent Study (1-6 cr.)
PHYS 4401 Physics Seminar (2 cr.)
PHYS 4250 Quantum Machanics I (3 cr.)
PHYS 4430 Selected Studies in Physics (3cr.)
PHYS 4800 Senior Independent Study (1-6 cr.)

 

 

*Effective Fall 2016

 


 

 

 

Contact:

Brian Knorr, Ph.D.
Tel: 973-443-8681
Fax: 973-443-8683
knorr@fdu.edu

Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, & Physics
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Ave - M-ZN2-02
Madison, NJ 07940