Applied Physics Minor

Discover fundamental truths and basic concepts for a practical purpose with a Minor in Applied Physics

Adding an applied physics minor to your Loras College degree emphasizes utilization of scientific principles in practical devices and systems.

Learn About Our Applied Physics Minor

Student Experience

As a Loras student, you have the opportunity to enhance your educational experience by adding one or more minors. We encourage students to take advantage of opportunities to study abroad, engage in community outreach, explore internships and get involved in the many student and academic organizations available.


Students will complete the following requirements in order to achieve a minor in Applied Physics.

Applied Physics Minor Requirements

Division of Mathematics, Engineering & Computer Science

Robert Keller, Ph.D., Chair

Requirements for the minor in Applied Physics:
L.PHY-223-224 or equivalent is a prerequisite for all courses numbered 300 or higher.

Req Course Cr’s
1 Calculus of One Variable I 4
2 Calculus of One Variable II 4
3 Astronomy-AH 4
4 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 5
5 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 5
6 Physics Lab I 0
7 Physics Lab II 0
8 Modern Physics 3
9 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 4
29 total required credits

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