Pursue your curiosity about the natural world while developing strong technical and problem-solving skills. A Physics degree helps you build your resume for that first job in science, engineering, or technology. You will also be prepared to continue on to graduate school in fields such as astronomy, physics, engineering, materials science, or nanotechnology. The Department of Physics offers individualized attention and mentoring to help you realize your full potential.
Recommendations for Physics (PHS) Majors
Examine your interests and think about your goals. What can you do with a Physics degree?
Take a Career Interest Survey in APS Course
Attend Physics seminars, including talks by alumni and current students
Meet your classmates and form a study group
Join Physics Club and participate
Earn good grades
Discuss your goals with your Physics advisor
Talk to faculty about summer research opportunities