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The major in physics provides the student with fundamental training in the physical principles of nature. This program is designed for the student to acquire a basic understanding of physics and to develop the scientific skills and aptitude necessary for further study. Students pursuing the physics curriculum will have opportunities to study other useful and related fields such as mathematics, engineering technology, biology and chemistry. A student who successfully completes this program will be able to pursue a variety of careers in various branches of physics as well as other fields.

Students selecting physics as a minor are required to complete a minimum of twenty semester hours in physics. Physics majors are not required to have a minor.



  • Astronomy
  • Health Physics
  • Medical Physics
  • Dual Major in Physics and Electrical Engineering Technology



  1. Physics (non-physics majors)
  2. Astronomy (non-physics majors)
  3. Business Administration (physics majors)