In order to be admitted to the degree program, students should contact the Undergraduate Director of the Department of Physics, Professor John Cerne at firstname.lastname@example.org; 716-645-2542; or 128 Fronczak Hall.
Physics Minor - Program Requirements
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Completing the Physics Minor Program
Transfer Credit Policy
Transfer students from accredited institutions are granted acceptance to the Physics minor if they satisfy the following requirements with a minimum GPA of 2.0:
- one year calculus-based physics course similar to PHY 107-PHY 108/PHY 158
- one year calculus course similar to MTH 141-MTH 142
SUNY Seamless Transfer is a SUNY-wide program intended to make transferring to UB and other SUNY Schools simple and efficient for SUNY students.
SUNY has defined courses that SUNY students can take before transferring which will apply to the major at UB and ensure timely graduation. Students are encouraged to contact their academic advisor or department to discuss
how their coursework will apply to their degree.
PHY 207 General Physics III or PHY 217 Honors Physics III (lab is not required)
PHY 208 General Physics IV (lab is not required)
PHY 301 Intermediate Mechanics I
PHY 403 Electricity and Magnetism I
One 300/400-level PHY elective course (excluding PHY 497, 498, and 499; PHY 401 Quantum Mechanics I - fundamentals is strongly recommended)
Total Credit Hours Required
|Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate||33|
Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.
Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.
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