Academic Options


David House
Jordan Couture

If you have questions about the Astronomy & Physics program, contact the Academic Advisors for the College of Arts and Sciences David House (907-786-4378) or Jordan Couture (907-786-4710).

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged.


UAA currently does not offer a specific major in physics. Students interested in studying physics at UAA can either:


Students majoring in another subject who wish to minor in physics must complete the following requirements:

PHYS A211General Physics I3
PHYS A211LGeneral Physics I Laboratory1
PHYS A212General Physics II3
PHYS A212LGeneral Physics II Laboratory1
PHYS A303Modern Physics3
Upper-division physics electives7
Students may also select one of the courses listed below:
ME A408
Mechanical Vibrations
ME A442
Advanced Fluid Mechanics
EE A324L
Electromagnetics Laboratory II

A minimum of 18 credits is required for the minor.