Bachelor of Science in Physics

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Department of Chemistry and Physics

Students in Southeastern's Physics program receive comprehensive training in all four major fields of physics: mechanics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics and quantum mechanics. Combined with the numerous opportunities for undergraduate research in physics, the degree program produces students who are well prepared for a career in industry or for graduate study in physics or engineering.

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Career Information

Types of Jobs

  • Computer science
  • Data analysis and modeling
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Research and development

Types of Employers

  • Academia
  • Business
  • Industry
  • Research laboratories

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Faculty maintain modern and active research laboratories where students can gain  hands on experience in laboratory research

  • Students often obtain grants to present their research work at meetings across the country, gaining exposure to and recognition from the scientific community

  • Most graduates earn advanced degrees in engineering or physics

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Total semester hours required: 120

MINORS

  • Physics

RELATED DEGREES

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Society of Physics Students

  • Sigma Pi Sigma Physics

 

Contact Information

Department Head

Dr. Patrick Moyer

physics@southeastern.edu

Telephone: 985-549-2159

Mailing address: SLU 10878, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Pursley Hall, Room 210

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