Undergraduate

Minor Requirements

The material below describes the requirements for a minor in Physics or Astrophysics. Authoritative requirements are given in the Tufts Bulletin.

Note: Acceleration credits (for example, AP credit) may not be applied toward the minor requirements.

Physics Minor

5 courses:

  1. PHY 13 - Introduction to Modern Physics.
  2. Four electives in Physics (choose any from the following):
    • PHY 1 or 11
    • PHY 2 or 12
    • any Physics courses numbered PHY 15 or higher

 

Astrophysics Minor

5 courses:

  1. Three courses in astronomy (numbered AST 15 or higher).
  2. Two electives in Physics and/or Astronomy (choose any from the following):
    • PHY 1 or 11
    • PHY 2 or 12
    • PHY 13
    • any Physics courses numbered PHY 15 or higher
    • any Astronomy courses numbered AST 15 or higher