Physics Department  
Overview

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The Department of Physics offers bachelor of science degree in Physics.

The B.S. Physics degree program is designed to provide students with a strong background for a career in industry and government and for further education in graduate school.

Students pursuing their B.S. Physics degree are encouraged to also pursue a B.S. degree in Mathematics or Computer Science. The Department of Physics also provides several required courses for students seeking a degree in engineering.

What can I do with
a physics degree?

You may seek immediate employment, or you may continue your studies to earn advanced degrees in:

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  • Physics

  • Mathematics

  • Education

  • Other sciences (astronomy, meteorology, geophysics, etc.)

  • Engineering

  • Law (in particular patent law)

  • Business Administration

  • Medicine (radiology, brain research)