The Department of Physics and Astronomy provides excellent training in physics to our undergraduate and graduate majors, contributes to the general education of students from across the university, provides high quality teaching, promotes research activities by faculty and students, and promotes physics and astronomy among the general public.


Undergraduate | Graduate | College of Science, Engineering, and Technology | Physics

Physics is a science concerned with understanding the fundamental laws of nature. It explains physical phenomena in everyday life, such as motion, heat, electricity, magnetism and light.


Undergraduate | College of Science, Engineering, and Technology | Astronomy

The astronomy program serves the needs of a wide range of students, from those with only a casual interest in the subject to those students planning careers in the field.

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