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Computational Physics BS/Physics MS - Academic Experience

(HEGIS: 19.00 PHYSICAL SCI UNCLASSIFD, CIP: 40.0810 Theoretical and Mathematical Physics)

Department of Physics

239 Fronczak Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1500

John Cerne
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Experiential Learning

Undergraduate computational physics majors regularly become involved in the research activities of the Department of Physics. This can involve independent study, part-time employment, and/or full-time employment during the summer.

Extracurricular Activities

Undergraduate Physics Club

This organization is an active group open to all students. It sponsors special speakers and workshops and organizes open houses and social activities. For more information, call 716-645-2017. Students in the club also belong to the Society of Physics Students (SPS), which is affiliated with the American Physical Society, and within SPS students with a GPA above 3.500 are eligible for election to the UB Chapter of the Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honor Society.

See the UB Student Association.

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Senior Award

Each year the Department of Physics chooses an outstanding senior. This student receives a certificate and a monetary award from the department, and also receives a College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Outstanding Senior Award.

Departmental Honors

Computational Physics BS students may be eligible for Physics Department honors if the requirements are met.

Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:05:37