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Physics is perhaps the most fundamental of the sciences. It involves the study of the nature of basic things, such as motion, forces, energy, matter, heat, sound, light, and the atom. Physics reduces our knowledge of the world around us to a more orderly and satisfying form. It is successfully applied to solving problems of practical importance to society. Modern technology depends heavily upon physics, and technological progress follows advances in physics and the other basic sciences. The interest of physicists extends from the vast world of stars and galaxies to the minute world of atoms and elementary particles. Physicists did the pioneering work in the discovery and development of electrical and nuclear power, communication systems, solid state devices and integrated circuits, computers, jet propulsion, and interplanetary space navigation. They continue to search for more discoveries that will benefit society.

What You'll Do

  • Obtain a deep understanding of the fundamental principles of science and mathematics.
  • Have the ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for physics and engineering careers.
  • Have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of physics and engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • Be well prepared to obtain admission to the graduate school of their choice.

What You'll Study

  • EP340 Electronic Circuits
  • PH371 Electromagnetics
  • PH473 Quantum Mechanics
  • PH570 Mathematical Physics

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Southeast Hospital
  • U. S. Navy Officer
  • U. S. Air Force Officer
  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • NASA
  • Valspar Corporation
  • Rockwell Collins

Graduate School Opportunities

  • University of Arkansas
  • Washington University
  • Missouri S & T
  • University of Missouri
  • Ball State University
  • Boise State University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Oklahoma


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