Academic Options


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

  • (a) construct their own study program through the Interdisciplinary Studies Baccalaureate degreee, or
  • (b) obtain a Natural Science Baccalaureate degree.


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

Physics Minor Paths

PHYS A211 General Physics I 3
PHYS A211L General Physics I Laboratory 1
PHYS A212 General Physics II 3
PHYS A212L General Physics II Laboratory 1
PHYS A303 Modern Physics 3
Upper-division Physics electives 7
Total Credits 18

A total of 18 credits is required for the minor.