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San Jose State University
Physics B.S.

Physicists invented the semiconductor, the laser, the electron microscope, CAT and MRI imaging, superconductors, and the atomic force microscope. They have key roles in the design and operation of the spacecraft that explore our solar system and the constellation of earth satellites we depend upon for communications, navigation, and environmental monitoring. Physicists develop electronic and optical instrumentation and the associated computer networks used in all modern laboratory and manufacturing facilities. The Bachelor of Science degree prepares students for professional careers in applied physics and for graduate study in science and engineering.

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