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Physics Minor | Physics Minor - Support |

Physics Minor |
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Minor Courses (20 cr. to be chosen) |
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PHY 2630 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I | 4 cr. | For students planning to major in engineering, pre-medicine, chemistry, mathematics, and computer science. Motion and Newtonâ€™s laws, energy, momentum, rigid-body mechanics, gravitation, simple harmonic motion, waves and sound, and thermal physics. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite or corequisite: MTH 2510. |

PHY 2640 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II | 4 cr. | For students planning to major in engineering, pre-medicine, chemistry, mathematics, and computer science. Electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic waves, geometrical and wave optics, and the essence of modern physics. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory three hours weekly. Prerequisites: MTH 2510 and PHY 2630. |

PHY 2710 Fundamental Electronics | 4 cr. | Study of power and energy of A.C. and D.C. circuits; introduction to diodes, transistors, transducers, and their applications in circuits and modern instruments. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: PHY 2540 or PHY 2640 or departmental approval. |

PHY 3510 Modern Physics: Atomic and Nuclear | 4 cr. | Investigation of properties of atoms and the nucleus, the changes under the influence of relativity, and the impact of the quantum theory. Applications of instruments in studying nuclear reactions. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: PHY 2540 or PHY 2640 or departmental approval. |

PHY 4510 Electronics: Digital Techniques | 4 cr. | Number systems, digital codes, and Boolean algebra used in analysis of digital logic circuits; logic gates, encoding and decoding; Flip-flops, counters, registers and integrated circuits. Introduction to interfacing. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: PHY 2540 or PHY 2640 or equivalent; PHY 2710 recommended. |

Physics Minor - Support |
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Support Course (5 cr. to be chosen) |
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MTH 2510 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I | 5 cr. | Topics include a study of limits, continuity, derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions, applications of derivatives, integrals, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Prerequisite: MTH 1210 or departmental approval. Computer Science majors must complete this course with a grade of C (2.0) or better within the first 20 semester hours of their major. |