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Department of Physics & Astronomy

Change the World with Physics and Astronomy!

If you have a passion for understanding how things work and enjoy scientific experiments and mathematics, then you should study physics.

Physics is the most fundamental of the basic sciences. It deals with understanding how the universe works and spans from objects smaller than an atomic nucleus to the edges of the universe. It has direct application in fields including geology, life science, engineering, medicine and more. Physics is ideal for those pursuing study in engineering, professional schools, medicine, and many other fields.

Associate degrees may be started on any campus except the Dahlonega Campus. Bachelor's degrees may be started on any campus. Degrees can be completed on the campuses noted in charts below.

Bachelor Degree(s)

Bachelor's Degree Title Catalog Campus
Physics (B.S.) D
Physics/Engineering Dual Degree (B.S.) D

Associate Degree(s) in Core Curriculum with pathway courses

Associate degrees in core curriculum require 18 credit hours in Area F (pathway courses) within the 60 credit hour degree.
Pathway Catalog Campus
Engineering Pathway (A.S.) G
Engineering Technology Pathway (A.S.) G
Physics Pathway (A.S.) G

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

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