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Major: Physics


Introduction

Physics programs focus on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Acoustics
  • Atomic/Molecular Physics
  • Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
  • Elementary Particle Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Optics/Optical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Plasma and High-Temperature Physics
  • Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
Winona State University Winona

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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