Physics Minor Program Requirements

  1. Students must complete a minimum of  16  PHYS credit hours.
  2. Students must complete a minimum of 6 upper-division (3000-level and above) PHYS credit hours.
  3. Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all courses applied to minor requirements.
  4. Students must complete all minor courses taken at CU Denver and all transfer courses applying to minor requirements with a minimum grade of C-(1.7).  Students cannot complete minor course requirements as pass/fail.
  5. Students must complete a minimum of 9 PHYS credit hours with CU Denver faculty.

Program Restrictions, Allowances and Recommendations

  1. A student majoring in physics cannot earn a minor in physics.
  • Take either one of the following sequences:

  • PHYS 2010 - College Physics I
  • PHYS 2020 - College Physics II
  • PHYS 2030 - College Physics Lab I
  • PHYS 2040 - College Physics Lab II
  • or

  • PHYS 2311 - General Physics I: Calculus-Based
  • PHYS 2321 - General Physics Lab I or PHYS 2351 - Applied Physics Lab I
  • PHYS 2331 - General Physics II: Calculus-Based
  • PHYS 2341 - General Physics Lab II or PHYS 2361 - Applied Physics Lab II
  • Take six upper division (3000-level or higher) PHYS credit hours of electives.


For more information, contact:

Michael "Bodhi" Rogers (Physics advisor)