Physics (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2022–Spring 2023 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Physics
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department:  Physics and Astronomy 
Academic Plan Code(s): PHYSMINOR

Program Requirements

Complete one of the following sequences:8-10
Sequence 1:
Fundamentals of Physics I
Fundamentals of Physics Lab I
Fundamentals of Physics II
Fundamentals of Physics Laboratory II
Sequence 2:
Introductory Mechanics, Heat and Sound
Introductory Laboratories I
Introductory Electricity, Magnetism and Light
Introductory Laboratories II
PHYS 300
PHYS 301
Introductory Modern Physics
Introductory Modern Physics Laboratory
Physics electives numbered 302 through 599 14-6
Minimum Total Hours18

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville. 


No more than 3 hours may be taken in Independent Study