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California State University, Chico
Physics B.S.

The Department of Physics offers the Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics with the choice of two options.

The Option in Professional Physics encompasses the traditional Bachelor of Science program designed to prepare students for graduate study or for professional careers in government or industry. This option is also designed to prepare students for careers in technical fields such as optics, electronics, or materials science.

The Option in General Physics is designed to prepare students for teaching secondary school physics with additional subject matter breadth across all sciences. This option fulfills all requirements for the Single Subject Teaching Credential in Science with a Concentration in Physics and a supplementary authorization in a second science. This option is also designed for students who are interested in physics-related interdisciplinary fields such as biophysics, geophysics, atmospheric sciences, physical oceanography, health physics, or environmental science.

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  CSU GE-Breadth/IGETC recommended for this major? Yes
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