Physics is the part of science that deals primarily with the inanimate world and is concerned with identifying its fundamental and unifying principles, setting a foundation for engineering and other sciences. In physics, the basic concepts, laws and measuring techniques have been developed in broad areas such as mechanics, heat, thermodynamics, wave motion, acoustics and optics.
At Clarkson, the physics undergraduate bachelor's degree program will give you a strong understanding of these concepts, laws and techniques and give you the skill set to apply them to many different knowledge areas and disciplines.
The physics major has a student to faculty ratio of around 5:1, promoting an informal, relaxed atmosphere for learning. With the small class sizes, you will gain hands-on experience with large scale computing, photovoltaic devices, biosensors, optical and electronic signal processing, computer interfacing, data acquisition and much more. Plus, the technical skills you will acquire by using our incredible, state-of-the-art facilities will boost your competitive advantages in the job market.