Physics and Astronomy Department

Minor - Physics

A physics minor to accompany a major in some other field is offered. A physics minor is 18 units of physics courses taken at San José State University with a "C" (2.0) average or better.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).

Course Requirements

Requirements of the Minor18
PHYS 050. General Physics/MechanicsB1+B34
PHYS 051. General Physics/Electricity and MagnetismB1+B34
PHYS 052. General Physics/Waves, Light, HeatB1+B34
Six units of upper division physics approved by Physics advisor6

Total Units:18