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Physics Minor

Department of Physics and Astronomy, 206 Gallalee Hall
www.as.ua.edu/physics
physics@as.ua.edu

Admission into the minor. Students are expected to declare a minor formally. With the assistance of an advisor in the minor department, students should complete the “Declaration of Minor” form before or during the third year of full-time enrollment.

Grade point average. A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. The minor GPA is calculated based on all courses applicable to the minor that the student has attempted at UA.

Minor courses. The minor in physics requires successful completion of the following 18 semester hours:

Courses Hours
PH 101, PH 105, or PH 125 4
PH 102, PH 106, or PH 126 4
PH electives 300 and 400 level 6
PH electives 4
Total 18

Upper-level residency. A minimum of 6 hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Ancillary courses. This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional minor requirements. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, college, major, and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an advisor in the major department for academic planning and to be cleared for registration each semester. College advisors are also available for additional assistance with minor, college, and University requirements.

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