Physics is the fundamental backbone of all science and technology. A physics degree will allow you to develop the analytical and problem-solving skills that are universally sought after by graduate and professional schools as well as by employers. With the demand for scientifically literate college graduates being as strong as ever this indicates that a solid foundation in chemistry and physics is a must to stay on the cutting edge of nearly any science or engineering field.
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Our programs offer rigorous training in analytical and quantitative skills for rewarding and challenging jobs in a variety of sectors, including science, education, law, business, technology, and more.
This program provides a strong foundation in classical and modern physics to solve quantitative physics problems, perform experimental work, and effectively communicate results.
This concentration of the Physics, BS will prepare graduates to enter nuclear power plant specific training or attend graduate school for nuclear physics or nuclear engineering.
Complete a BS in physics while earning an integrated Master of Arts in Teaching where you will learn the skills necessary to teach this content to students at the secondary level.
Clubs and associations have proven to enrich the lives of our students and the overall experience at Augusta University
Research opportunities are available for both undergraduate and graduate students at the College of Science and Mathematics.
Students are nominated for departmental awards and recognized at the annual Honors Convocation.
Qualified students majoring in Physics who have completed PHYS 2212 with an A or B, are in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.0) and meet financial eligibility requirements are eligible to receive scholarships for up to $8,000 per academic year. Scholarships can be renewed for up to two years if eligibility is maintained.
These scholarships are funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF) program Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) award 1930341.
The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.