Physics provides the fundamental understanding of how the physical world works and is a springboard for a rich diversity of career paths. Our physics courses are designed to match a range of goals that students may have--taking elective courses to broaden one's scientific literacy or satisfying requirements for a major in the sciences or engineering.
Studying physics reveals the beauty of the universe at scales ranging from subatomic to cosmological. The breakthroughs of physics have deepened all the sciences and have affected nearly every part of our society, from health care to renewable energy sources and to our understanding of Earth’s environment.
Careers in Physics
Physics opens the door to many career options:
Explore the links below to understand why you should study physics and what you can do with a well-rounded physics degree: