1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Studying How do i begin studying physics?

  1. Jul 26, 2010 #1
    Hi ,
    I am interested in physics and mathematics however i am not a physics college student.I'm however studying medicine although the only subjects that i loved in high school are physics and mathematics . I entered the medical college because in my country , unless you are a doctor , you will not find a job . graduates of the college of science in my country almost work as taxi drivers . I have just finished the book fundamentals of modern cosmology which i found very interesting and that caused me to like physics . I want to read farther in physics as i will be able to understand the laws by which this universe operates . I want to know about the fields of the mathematics that should be known by me in order to understand most of the fields of physics . What should i do if i want to study physics . and what is a physics minor?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 26, 2010 #2
    That depends, do you think you want to work in physics? If so, you'll need a physics degree. Otherwise, you can teach yourself perhaps using the MIT opencourseware material that is quite good.

    A 'minor' is a type of undergraduate degree - a 'minor' or 'major' reflects the amount of time one has spent taking classes (i.e. credits) in a particular subject.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: How do i begin studying physics?
Loading...