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Physics Minor - Academic Experience

(HEGIS: , CIP: 40.0801 Physics, General)

Experiential Learning

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

Interested students should seek information on the opportunity to engage in undergraduate research mentors programs of the physics department. Students earn credit for their undergraduate research in PHY 498 Undergraduate Research.

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. Within SPS, students with a GPA above 3.500 are eligible for election to the UB Chapter of 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.

Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:06:07