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As a physics student, you will explore how basic natural phenomena occur and learn the skills needed to solve practical, real-world problems. Physicists study natural phenomena in the universe, which is crucial to understanding the world around us. This minor can be useful in a variety of careers, including robotics, scientific computing, aerospace engineering, and teaching.
Declaring a minor allows you to explore other areas of interest and make interdisciplinary connections. With a background and training in physics, you can set yourself apart for work in professions including material science, software development, and biochemistry, to name just a few.
The program information listed here reflects the approved curriculum for the 2023-2024 academic year per the Brooklyn College Bulletin. Bulletins from past academic years can be found here.
Physics 1100 or 1150; Physics 2100 or 2150; Math 1201.
At least 12 credits of advanced electives in physics. All courses must be completed at Brooklyn College with a grade of C- or better.
Contact the Physics department for information on academic advisers and office hours.
Brooklyn College is an integral part of the cultural and artistic energy of New York City. Our faculty members in Physics offer incomparable expertise and tremendous talent, and each brings a unique perspective to their teaching and mentoring in and out of the classroom.