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Interdisciplinary Physics Concentration

Intended for students who seek 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 pursuing a career in science writing, Economics for students interested in business, or Biological Sciences for students interested in biophysics.

Course Requirements


  • Six physics 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. 
  • Courses from physics with mathematics common core may not be counted toward a math minor.

Open Electives

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

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