Physics, Minor

Saint Louis University offers minors in physics through the School of Science and Engineering.

This minor requires 22 credits of physics.

Required Courses
PHYS 1610
PHYS 1620
University Physics I
and University Physics I Laboratory
PHYS 1630
PHYS 1640
University Physics II
and University Physics II Laboratory
PHYS 2610
PHYS 2620
Modern Physics
and Modern Physics Lab
Elective Courses
Select three of the following (one with lab):10
Classical Mechanics
Advanced Classical Mechanics
Optics Laboratory
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
Analog & Digital Electronics
Atomic, Molecular and Solid-State Physics
Physics Research I
Co-Op with Industry
Internship with Industry
Independent Study
Nanoscience Frontiers
Experimental Physics
Intro to Biophysics
Electricity & Magnetism I
Electricity & Magnetism II
General Relativity
Quantum Mechanics
Application of Quantum Mechanics
Senior Inquiry: Thesis
Physics Research II
Senior Inquiry: Research Project
Senior Inquiry: Comprehensive Examination
Co-Op with Industry
Internship with Industry
Special Topics
Total Credits22

Continuation Standards

Students must have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 in physics minor coursework to be retained in the minor.