Department of Physics
What can I do with a degree in Physics?
WSU Physics majors are accepted into graduate schools and industrial positions, including aerospace, electronics and software design. Their strong analytical skills are also in demand for business, medicine, and law.
What will I learn?
You will study phenomena, including nuclear reactions, lasers, semiconductors (the foundation of computers) and the evolution of stars and galaxies. You may even study the nature of music and the mechanics of sport. Exciting research projects may involve you with nanoscale imaging and laser optics systems. WSU's on-campus planetarium offers excellent hands-on opportunities.
- Bachelor’s degree (major and minor)
- Teaching degree (major and minor)
- BIS emphasis
What is the application process?
Although there is no application deadline, we encourage you to apply early and register for classes. Contact the Department of Physics for specific information or to schedule an advisement time.