Physical Sciences - BS

    • Program Description
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    Program Contact: Dr. Hashim A. Yousif

    Do you like science? All kinds of science? Biology. Chemistry. Geology. Can't decide which one you like best? With a major in physical science, you'll get to study them all. 

    As a physical sciences major, you'll learn how the natural world works by studying biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics and geology. Then, you'll choose an area to focus on - biology, chemistry or geology.  

    All of that science will prepare you for a job in many areas, including work in one of the technical phases of government or for an industry. Or, you can choose to go to graduate school.

    What you can do with a degree in Physical Sciences. Suggested 4-year plan of study  biology concentration / chemistry concentration.

    Course Requirements in the Major:

    Course Requirements for Areas of Concentration - Biology

    Course Requirements for Areas of Concentration - Chemistry

    Total Credits for the Major:  67-74


    Additional Information:


    This program is currently undergoing revisions to more accurately reflect the needs of industry. If you're interested in this program, please consult the program director for updated requirements.

    Yousif Hashim

    Dr. Hashim Yousif

    Director of Physical Sciences Program, Professor of Physics


    105C Fisher Hall