Undergraduate Program

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
Computational Physics
Medical Physics
Physical Electronics
The Distribution Fields:
Actuarial Mathematics
Business Administration
Environmental Studies
Foreign Languages
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.