Physics (Certifiable for Secondary Education), BS

Physics is the hub from which all of science and technology emanates. Central offers a program in physics (B.S.), which provides strong analytical and problem-solving skills. The Physics B.S. requires a minor in any subject, or a concentration in at least one of the following: Biology, Biomolecular Science, and Finance. Students with this major go to graduate school in physics, engineering, law school, medical school, medical physics, as well as entry level research and development positions in industry, and a host of other options. Central also offers a physics major leading to a B.S. for Teacher Certification, geared toward teaching in high schools, the program is in collaboration with the Central Connecticut State University School of Education & Professional Studies, and leads to teacher certification.

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Peter Lemaire
Professor, Department Chair
Physics & Engineering Physics
Nicolaus Copernicus Hall

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