Degree Program

The department offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in physics. The B.S. degree prepares students for careers in research, industry, government, graduate study in physics, engineering, or material science. It is available with concentration in health physics, and also engineering. The B.A. degree prepares students interested in physics and planning to enter professional schools in business, education, journalism, law, and medicine, and for students desiring a strong background in physical science but with career objectives in other areas. It is available with concentrations in biophysics, business, education and entrepreneurship. We also offer minors in Astronomy and in Physics.