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The physics minor is designed for students with interest in an allied field such as physics, engineering, and industrial/business employment. Minors complete a well-balanced curriculum, concentrating on theoretical and experimental physics, computational physics, and mathematics.

Why Study Physics?

The laws of physics describe nature ranging from the tiniest subatomic particles to the largest celestial objects in the universe. Many physicists strive to extend these laws to understand and explain the unknown. Other physicists and engineers use the known laws of physics to develop innovative products and technologies capable of improving the general quality of life.

Application Information

Minors can only be declared by current Illinois State students. Current students can use the Apply to Your Program tool on

Application Period

Applications always accepted.
If you are interested in a Physics minor, contact the Department Office at (309) 438-8756.

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