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San Diego State University
Chemical Physics B.S.

The study of physics is considered the center of modern science. It has fascinated the finest minds of every age from Newton to Maxwell, Einstein, Bohr, Schroedinger, Oppenheimer, and Schwinger. The study of this diverse field encompasses such areas as optics, electricity, magnetism, the properties of the solid state, atomic structure, nuclear structure, motion, relativity, space and time. Physics also plays a significant role in chemistry, biology, astronomy, and geology, and in the applied sciences of engineering and technology. Chemical physics majors complete a minimum of 48 upper-division units in chemistry, physics, and mathematics.

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