Wednesday December 19, 2018

General Information


The flexibility provided by several Field Options enables students to pursue subsequent professional work in pure or applied physics in areas listed in the table below. The Physics Department also offers a double major program.

Students who do not choose the Pure Physics Option are led to deepen their interest in one disciplinary area by being required to select courses in one of the specific distribution fields listed below.

The Field Options:

  • Pure Physics
  • Astrophysics
  • Computational Physics
  • Medical Physics
  • Physical Electronics

The Distribution Fields:

  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Archeometry
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Studies
  • Foreign Languages
  • Humanities
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Physics Teaching

These fields include courses jointly approved by the Physics Department and other related departments. Detailed lists are available at the Physics Department; or by following one of the links above. You may also see a PowerPoint presentation about the Options/Distributions.