OFFICE OF EXTENDED STUDIES (Summer Session, Winter Session, Freshmen Connection, Freshmen First, Pre-College Programs, and Graduate, Post-Baccalaureate, and Continuing Education Programs)
Appendix D: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK POLICY AND PROCEDURES ON THE DISCLOSURE OF STUDENT EDUCATION RECORDS III-6.30(A)
Appendix I: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND POLICY ON THE CONDUCT OF UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AND STUDENT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE V-1.00(A)
Appendix J: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND PROCEDURES FOR REVIEW OF ALLEGED ARBITRARY AND CAPRICIOUS GRADING--UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS III-1.20(B)
Appendix M: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND POLICY ON THE COLLECTION, USE AND PROTECTION OF ID NUMBERS VI-26.00(A)
Appendix U: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND GRADING SYMBOLS AND NOTATIONS USED ON ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS III.6.20(A)
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This minor provides a rigorous foundation in physics for students who choose not to complete the entire physics major. The minor begins with a set of two introductory courses (6 credits) in electromagnetic fields (PHYS260 or PHYS272) and waves (PHYS270 or PHYS273). As part of this introduction to Physics, the minor also requires a one-credit introductory physics laboratory (PHYS174, PHYS261, or PHYS271) involving techniques of data gathering and analysis. To obtain a deeper understanding of physics, the minor requires three additional upper-level courses (3-4 credits each), which students can select from the list below.
Note: At the beginning of the semester in which graduation is intended, a student should make an appointment with the Physics Department's Undergraduate Advisor to fill out the appropriate paperwork.