USAO’ physics curriculum provides students with a strong foundation in the major areas of physics, as well as imparting problem-solving abilities, critical thinking skills, laboratory experience, computational savvy and mathematical dexterity.

An outstanding preparatory degree for graduate work in physics or engineering, our physics program also qualifies students for entry-level engineering jobs in many cases.

Physicists are involved in almost every aspect of our highly technical civilization, from government research to high school science classes. The physics major at USAO leaves with all the skills necessary to succeed in the many opportunities open to them.

Why Major in Physics at USAO?

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