Students interested in any degree should have a consultation with the Physics Department Chair, it is the best way to ensure degree completion.
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
The Bachelor of Arts degree allows the student to acquire a physics degree with strong emphasis in one or more related fields of study. This degree is ideal preparation for graduate work in such areas as geophysics, biophysics, and physical chemistry.
Physics graduates also commonly enter graduate schools in engineering fields.
The Bachelor of Science program is designed primarily for students preparing for graduate study in physics and for students planning a professional career in physics.
The Bachelor of Arts in Education degree is designed primarily for students planning to teach physics at the secondary level.
Certification Endorsements Associated with Baccalaureate Majors and Minors:
Physics (BAE) major satisfies the Primary Endorsement: 4-12;
Physics/Secondary (BAE) minor satisfies the Supporting Endorsement: 4-12.
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