Minors | NYU Tandon School of Engineering


in Applied Physics and Quantum Technology

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Applied Physics Minor

The Applied Physics Department offers a Minor in Applied Physics which consists of a set of 4 or more physics courses totaling at least 15 credits. This includes the entire introductory physics sequence* as well as four or more courses that each have one or more introductory physics courses as prerequisites. You must also earn an overall GPA of 2.0 in these courses to receive the minor. Transfer students must earn at least 8 credits with a 2.0 GPA at the School of Engineering.

Quantum Technology Minor

Quantum technology is an emerging field that has the potential to revolutionize many areas of science and technology, from computing to sensing to communication. By offering a minor in this area, we can provide our undergraduates with a unique opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in a cutting-edge and rapidly developing field, which is attractive to students looking to differentiate themselves in the job market.

Furthermore, quantum technology requires a multidisciplinary approach that involves concepts from physics, mathematics, computer science, and engineering. Offering a minor in this area can help students develop a broader understanding of these subjects and how they can be applied to real-world problems. It can also encourage collaboration between students and faculty from different departments, leading to a more diverse and innovative learning environment.

In order for the Minor to be awarded and recorded on the official student transcript, the student has to obtain an overall 2.00 GPA in the Minor courses. The total number of credits for the minor ranges from 16 to 18.