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Physical Properties and Phenomena of the Natural World.

The Bachelor of Science in Physics program prepares students for careers in education, business, or industry, where analytical skills and a scientific background are advantageous, or for or graduate school in physics or related areas.

The degree can be earned without a concentration, or if desired, with a concentration in Applied and Engineering Physics, Astrophysics, or Computational Physics.

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Program Highlights

  • Learn from student-oriented faculty members who are dynamic, well-known in their fields, and highly productive in research.
  • Majors complete a research/internship/independent study experience via designated courses.
  • Majors also complete a capstone course in experimental physics, observational astronomy, or computational physics, completing a project, making presentations, and learning professional-style writing.

Course Catalog

Review admission and course requirements for this degree:

Concentrations

Applied and Engineering Physics

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Computational Physics

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BS Without Concentration

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Sample Schedules

Below are links to sample schedules showing typical four-year progressions through the major. For a personalized plan, please see our advisors.

Explore Other Majors

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