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Bachelor's Degree in Physics

Explore the study of matter, energy and the interactions between the two.

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Bachelor's Degree in Physics

B.A. or B.S. in physics; B.S. in general physics; minor

Physics is the most fundamental of all sciences, involving the study of matter, energy and the interactions between the two.

Physicists seek to understand and control new forms of energy, develop materials for the next generation of computers and improving medical imaging methods, alongside many other areas of study.


The K-State difference

K-State's physics department is consistently ranked among the best in the nation and stands out among its peer institutions as a leader in the field.

The department receives approximately $8 million in annual external funding, placing it near the Top 50 physics departments nationwide in National Science Foundation rankings of externally funded research programs.

Did you know?

Since 1990, 11 physics majors and three physics minors have won the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.


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