With a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Physics, you will gain a firm mathematics foundation, discover how physics breakthroughs have contributed to technological advances in a wide range of fields, delve into advanced physics theories and principles, and have the option of selecting the embedded controller concentration to learn how to design, build and test low-power microprocessors found in an array of devices ranging from mobile phones to automobiles.

The study of physics develops highly valued and widely applicable analytical and quantitative abilities. This foundation can be tailored — in part through appropriately chosen electives from related or complementary fields — to prepare you for a wide array of careers and postgraduate opportunities, such as teaching high school physics, medical, law, and M.B.A. schools and programs, as well as direct entry into careers with a significant analytical and/or quantitative component. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.