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Department of Physics
and Astronomy

Student in laser lab

The Physics Major is a versatile program with a sizable elective component. Electives can be chosen from several different College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics departments, allowing a student to design their own unique program.

Engineering Physics

The Engineering Physics program is intended for students who wish to seek employment in an engineering field after graduation. It also serves as excellent preparation for graduate study in engineering, physics, and related fields.


The Astronomy Minor is specifically designed to satisfy the interests of both science and non-science majors with an interest in the field.

Degree Programs

Physics Major

Bachelor of Science (BS) with a major in Physics.

Engineering Physics

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) with a major in Engineering Physics.