Physical Science

Explore fundamentals and frontiers, ranging from atoms and molecules to stars and galaxies, through physics. In the Department of Physics, you will study and apply principles from each of these subject areas on a daily basis. Subfields in physics include the study of astrophysics, atomic and nuclear physics, condensed matter physics, electricity and magnetism, elementary particles, energy, force and motion, heat, optics and laser physics, and sound.

Program Overview

If you are interested in combining studies in physics with an associated discipline, you may choose to major in physical science. This program provides a broad scientific background that combines knowledge from chemistry, geology, mathematics and physics.

Academic Requirements

Program requirements can be found in the online Catalog. Simply select the area of study and click "Explore".