Intended for students that wish to apply their scientific training in a career outside of physics, this concentration allows students to combine a core physics curriculum with a minor from another field. Possible minors include Journalism or Technical Writing for students interested in a career in science writing, Economics for students interested in business, or Biological Sciences for students interested in biophysics.

Course Requirements

Physics

  • Six courses, at least three at the 300 level, as approved by a departmental advisor.
  • Six courses which constitute a minor in a different discipline, as approved by a departmental advisor.

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.