The undergraduate minor in physics requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in physics courses, including at least 12 s.h. taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.

Plan of Study

The plan of study below lists only the core courses required for a B.A. in Physics.  This does not include required GE CLAS Core courses, which may be found here, and electives.  Undergraduates are also strongly encouraged to be active participants in research within the department.

GE  This course satisfies a General Education requirement.
a  Enrollment in math courses requires completion of a placement exam.
This math course is either a prerequisite or corequisite for the required physics minor courses.
This physics course is a prerequisite for the required physics minor courses..