Requirements for the major
11 credits as follows:
With permission of the chair, up to 2 credits in related studies outside the department may be counted toward electives in the major.
The sequence PHYS 110, PHYS 120, PHYS 130 or PHYS 130A includes laboratories and satisfies the general physics requirement stipulated by medical and dental schools. PHYS 110, PHYS 120, PHYS 130 are the minimum needed for the 3-2 engineering program; PHYS 205 is also recommended.
Requirements for the minor
5 credits as follows:
For medical and dental schools, the sequence PHYS 110, 120, and 130 or 130A includes laboratories and satisfies the general physics requirement. For the 3-2 engineering program, PHYS 110, 120 and 130 are the minimum needed; PHYS 205 is also recommended. Students considering graduate study or careers in physics should consider completing the following courses:
As research experience is especially valuable in graduate school applications, grad-school bound students are encouraged to participate in a research project while at Knox.