Physics is the fundamental science underlying the investigation of all natural phenomena. Its elegant experiments and fundamental theories have provided much of the advancements in present-day science and technology. From the smallest sub-atomic particles to the vastness of cosmic expansion, and at the intermediate scales of our lives, in such areas as solid-state electronics, superconductivity, biological function, and geologic events - physics profoundly impacts our understanding of nature and our ability to harness its secrets for the progress of human kind.
The B.S. in Physics is designed for undergraduates considering professional careers as a physicist. It is strongly recommended for students planning to pursue physics Ph.D. or M.S. degrees, and careers in research and development in academia, industry, or government laboratories that focus primarily on research, advanced development, or higher education in physics.