Physics, Minor

School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

Program Overview

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.

Physics, Minor

Where You'll Go

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.

Minor Details

The program information listed here reflects the approved curriculum for the 2023–24 academic year per the Brooklyn College Bulletin. Bulletins from past academic years can be found here.

Minor Requirements (21 Credits)

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. All in.

Brooklyn. All in.