Physics Major/Minor

From the smallest particle to the largest galaxy, physics explores it. Challenge yourself to learn what underlies it all. The Universe awaits.

What You’ll Learn

Physicists seek to understand the underlying laws of the Universe. With goals ranging from a fundamental understanding of quantum mechanics to developing tools for medical imaging, physicists learn about the world around us and apply their understanding to practical problems.

Your experience in physics at Brockport will set you apart. Study distant quasars with the Hubble Space Telescope, the atomic structure of 2-dimensional materials, or superconductivity at ultra-cold temperatures. A physics degree from Brockport can take you anywhere you can imagine.

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“From the small class sizes, to the always-open doors, to the study lounge where I spent countless hours with my classmates working through difficult problems, I always found the kind of constant encouragement any Physics major needs to succeed.” Alex Kuhl ’12