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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.
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.