Physics

The Department of Physics provides the instruction necessary for the understanding of physics and earth science for  students  in  this  department  and  for  other  departments  of  the  University.  The  Department  also  provides  the research basis for students wishing to contribute to knowledge in the areas mentioned.

Programs

The Department offers the B.S. degree in Physics. Its graduates may enter occupations in industry, government, and  education.  Many graduates  continue their education in graduate  or professional schools.  Students  in other departments may elect to minor in either physics or astronomy.

The  Minor  in  Astronomy  is  an  ideal  complementary   minor  primarily  for  students  majoring  in   mathematics, engineering, or the sciences. All science students are invited to complete the astronomy minor. Students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics are the main target for this minor.

The Department also offers graduate study courses leading to the Master of Science degree in Materials Science. An under degree: B.S. in Physics and M.S. in Materials Science.  The Department of Physics provides the instruction necessary for the understanding of physics, astronomy, and materials science for students in this department and other departments of the university.