Programs in Physics
Bachelor of Science in Biophysics Offered by the Biology and Physics departments. Students electing to take a Bachelor of Science in Biophysics should consult with the chair of the Physics Department. Biophysics majors who are interested in secondary teaching need to select electives to meet certification requirements and should consult with the School of Education early in their programs.
Senior thesis All physics and biophysics majors do some original research in collaboration with an established physicist on campus or at another university, industrial, or national laboratory. If students enroll for 3 credits of PHYS495 or HONS497, they may prepare a senior thesis. Undergraduate Research Assistant (URA) scholarships are available through the Office of Scholarly Research when students collaborate with Andrews Physics faculty.
Bachelor of Science in Physics Education This major is available only to those who are obtaining secondary teacher certification. Physics majors desiring secondary-teaching certification should also consult with the School of Education.
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