The Physics Major at Penn State
The Physics Department offers five options of study, each leading to a B.S. degree. Each option includes extensive study in physics, mathematics, and other science and technology areas as well as courses in the arts, humanities, and the social sciences, helping to provide you with one of the most well-rounded science educations available.
- helps you prepare for employment opportunities or for graduate studies leading to a master's or doctoral degree.
- includes upper-level courses in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering for employment or graduate work in applied physics, engineering, electronics, and computer engineering.
- includes courses in physiology, molecular biology, organic chemistry, biomedical instrumentation, and bioengineering.