What You Will Learn
What Is The Physics Degree?
The Bachelor of Science in Physics is housed within the College of Natural & Health
Sciences with application of mathematical principles to universal study of a variety
of scientific subject matters.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Application of basic concepts within mechanics, quantum mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, and modern physics.
- Use of the scientific method to test hypotheses, gather evidence, and prove conclusions.
- Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory skills.
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- American Institute of Physics
- Society of Physics Students
- American Center for Physics
- Board on Physics and Astronomy
Additional resources specifically for Tech students:
- Physics Club
- Arkansas Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
- ATU Astronomical Observatory
- ATU Meteorological Station
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
Positions within the Physics fields vary from research and laboratory work to application
of knowledge in a corporate setting, including industries involving astronomy and
meteorology. Students can think out of the box with this major as well through careers
in engineering or technology development.
Where Can I Get More Information About The Physics Degree?
For more information about the Physics degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Natural & Applied Sciences catalog.