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California State University, Chico
Physics B.S.

The Physics Department offers the Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics with the choice of two options.
The Option in Professional Physics has two advising patterns. The Advanced Study pattern is the traditional B.S. program designed to prepare students for graduate study or for professional careers in government or industry. The Applied Optics pattern is designed to prepare students for careers in optics and telecommunications. 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 Credenital in Science with a Concentration in Physics and a supplementary authorization in a second science. This option is also 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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