The undergraduate program in physics can help you develop individual creativity and expertise in physics, giving you marketable skills in related fields. The department provides a challenging curriculum relevant to today's demanding job requirements, the opportunity to study with internationally renowned faculty members, and a full program of evening courses for the convenience of employed students.
Undergraduates in the physics program are not limited to careers in physics but can bring their background to bear in many diverse fields such as:
- business administration
- computer analysis
- intellectual property
- investment research
- materials science
- military service
- patent law
- remote sensing
A physics degree is highly regarded and very competitive with other degrees for employment in industry, military service, or computer technology.
Throughout its history, the physics department has strived to expand its research to cover many areas, including modern materials, lasers, high-energy physics, atomic and molecular physics, cosmology, and space science. Our faculty conducts cutting edge research.
Bottom line: a physics degree is good for you and your future!
- Updated: October 12, 2011