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Major in Physics

Our Physics Major Allows You To

  • Work in a wide range of industry and government careers, doing design, engineering, analysis, and technical management.
  • Pursue opportunities in research, development, consultation, and education.
  • Seek a master's or doctorate degree in physics, engineering, astronomy, or another technical or scientific field.

Bachelor of Arts (B. A.) in Physics (120 credits)

The program provides a solid background in physics and mathematics, together with required courses in chemistry and computer science. The coursework will prepare you to step right into graduate courses, or into workplace situations, secure in the knowledge that you can handle problems that need solving.

The physics faculty are knowledgeable in a wide range of physics and related areas, and offer regular courses as well as special topics that suit the needs of most students. Many students will choose a research project in collaboration with a member of the faculty.

Program Requirements

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about physics at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Thomas H. Wolosz, Chairperson
Office: Hudson Hall 123
Phone: (518) 564-4031
Fax: (518) 564-3169
Email: [email protected]

SUNY Plattsburgh
Physics Department
Hudson Hall 337
Plattsburgh, NY 12901