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California State University, Stanislaus
Physical Science B.A. Concentration in Applied Physics

The Bachelor of Arts, Physical Sciences, is an interdisciplinary degree designed to prepare students for a greater diversity of professions requiring an understanding of the fundamentals of the physical sciences including courses in the following areas: Astronomy, chemistry, environmental sciences, geology, marine sciences, meteorology, and physics. A student may pursue a physical sciences major by electing one of the following three concentrations: Applied physics, earth and space sciences, or environmental sciences.

Students interested in teaching science in secondary school; environmental design; technical administration in government and industry; laboratory technology; legal work pertaining to patents; or scientific librarianship and journalism, may elect this major as an opportunity to acquire an education tailored to their individual needs.

Physical sciences majors interested in medical school, dental school, and other health professions such as pharmacy, physical therapy, or optometry should work out a plan of study as soon as possible with their major adviser and the Premedical and Health Professions Committee. See the "Premedical and Health Professions" section of this catalog.

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