A physical science minor is offered with the completion of 22 credits.
Note: This list is intended to give you a quick glimpse into the program’s academic offerings, and should not be used as a guide for course selection or academic advising. For official program requirements, see the course catalog.
|CHEM 105||General Chemistry I|
Principles and theories of the structure and properties of matter including stoichiometry, atomic theory, the periodic table, chemical bonding, molecular structure, nomenclature, chemical reactions, states of matter, gas laws and solutions.
|CHEM 106||General Chemistry II|
Continuation of General Chemistry I. Subjects include chemical kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics, solubility, acidity, electrochemistry, coordination complexes and various special topics.
|PHSC 132||General Physics I: Mechanics and Heat|
Basic principles of physics emphasizing Newtonian mechanics; conservation of energy and momentum; oscillations, fluids and thermodynamics.
|PHSC 134||General Physics I Laboratory|
The application of the laws and theories of mechanics and thermodynamics through experiment.
|PHSC 233||General Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism|
Introduction to electrostatics, conductors and currents, magnetic fields, and Maxwell's equations.
|PHSC 237||General Physics II Laboratory|
The application of the laws and theories of electricity and magnetism through experiment.
Students select 6 credits of upper-division Physical Science or Chemistry electives, these credits may not count towards another major or minor.