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Physics

Whether your interest in the physical world is at the particle level or the cosmic level, you can enhance your liberal arts education with a physics minor from the St. Paul campus of St. Kate’s or pursue a physics major through the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities.

What can I do with a minor in Physics?

Physics opens a world of scientific discovery — from astronomy to electricity and magnetism. You’ll gain skills related to numeracy, problem-solving, data analysis and more, which easily transfer to a wide variety of careers. Many physics graduates perform research for any of a wide range of industries, including:

  • Education
  • Automotive and Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Energy
  • Information Technology and Computing

what will I study?

Whether you major or minor in physics, several of your classes will be taken at other nearby colleges as part of St. Kate’s agreement with the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities.

Start with a calculus based introduction to physics then expand into theory and modern physics practice.

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why St. Kate’s?

At St. Catherine University, you will grow as a leader who engages with intention, acts with justice and serves with compassion. You will build personal relationships with faculty and students alike, while you become immersed in active and collaborative methods of learning to achieve your goals.


Physics Minor Course Requirements

Physics Minor Course Requirements

Explore the required, supporting and recommended courses.

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

The path to a baccalaureate degree at St. Kate’s begins with a core curriculum that emphasizes intellectual inquiry and social teaching; challenging students to transformational leadership.

Faculty

Faculty

You’ll learn from professors who are active researchers, industry and academic award winners and influential members of professional organizations. Most of all, they’re passionate, caring teachers.

The St. Kate’s Experience

The St. Kate’s Experience

This unique program brings together resources, activities and personal support to help you achieve your goals.

Bachelor's Level