Physics, Professional Sequence

Physics, Professional Sequence Degree Emphasis

Physics, Professional Sequence Undergraduate Degree Emphasis

The BS in Physics with Professional Emphasis features core courses and advanced training in theoretical physics along with electives. This combination prepares students for advanced training in graduate school, where they will seek a specialty.

Physics, Professional Sequence major distinctives

  • PSU Computational Physics Laboratory – A research lab dedicated to theoretical modeling of complex quantum mechanical systems.
  • PSU Nanophysics Laboratory – A research lab dedicated to the growth and analysis of graphene and nanomaterials.
  • Courses offer specialized training in theoretical physics, data collection and computer modeling.

Career Options for Physics, Professional Sequence majors

The Professional Sequence assists students in matriculating to a graduate program in pursuit of an advanced degree (MS or PhD). Students with advanced degrees can go on to work for research facilities in private industry, government research labs or universities.

Internship and research opportunities for Physics, Professional Sequence majors

Students work directly with professors in research involving microscopes, spectrometers, computers and other equipment. Faculty and students regularly present their research at regional and national meetings

Learn more about the Department of Physics

The Department of Physics at Pittsburg State University was founded in 1962 and has been dedicated to the outstanding teaching of undergraduate and graduate physics students ever since. Our faculty members are trained in a wide variety of physics-related fields and have industrial and research laboratory experience. We pride ourselves in getting to know our students and helping them through their years of academic growth at PSU.

Major

Physics

Emphasis

Students take a selection of classes to complete Physics, Professional Sequence emphasis.

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