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Haverford College
Departments of Physics and Astronomy
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Academic Programs: Minor Requirements

Physics Minor Requirements

  1. Physics 105 (or 101 or 115) and 106 (or 102); 213, 214, 211 and 212 or 301 labs (or Bryn Mawr equivalents).
  2. Mathematics 121 and 204 or Bryn Mawr equivalent. For students who are contemplating advanced work in mathematics, 216 can replace 121 and 215 can replace 204.
  3. One of the four “core” 300 level lecture courses in physics at Haverford or Bryn Mawr: 302 (Advanced Quantum Mechanics), 303 (Statistical Physics), 308 (Advanced Classical Mechanics) or 309 (Advanced Electromagnetism & Modern Optics).
  4. Participation for two semesters in the public lectures and seminars hosted by the department.

Astronomy Minor Requirements

  1. Physics 105 (or 101 or 115); Physics 106 (or 102).
  2. Astronomy 205; Astronomy 206; one 300 level astronomy course.

Astronomy/Physics 152 is recommended but not required.