Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Physics – Minor (Science)

PHYS-Z
Subject:  Administered by the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy.
Plan:  Consists of 48.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, in combination with a Major plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives, will lead to an Honours Bachelors Degree.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
PHYS 104Fundamental Physics6.00
or PHYS 106 General Physics
B. Complete the following:
PHYS 206Dynamics3.00
PHYS 212Vibrations and Waves3.00
PHYS 213Computational Methods in Physics3.00
PHYS 239Electromagnetism3.00
PHYS 242Relativity and Quanta3.00
PHYS 250Foundations of Experimental Physics3.00
C. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Thermodynamics
2. Option
A. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Introduction to Astrophysics
PHYS at the 300 level or above
3. Supporting
A. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus I
and Differential and Integral Calculus II
B. Complete the following:
MATH 221Vector Calculus3.00
or MATH 280 Advanced Calculus
Select one of the following:3.00
Ordinary Differential Equations
Differential Equations
Total Units48.00

4. Notes

A. When used towards the requirements of a B.Sc. Program, a total of 48.0 units, including the Plan units, must be in the physical and natural sciences or mathematics.

B. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.