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Applied Physics BS

Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics

An intellectually challenging and broad-based academic experience, a baccalaureate degree in Applied Physics will help you become familiar with the study of matter in space and time, significantly improving your critical thinking and mathematical skills. By majoring in Applied Physics, you will gain a solid academic foundation in physics with an emphasis in engineering applications, such as electronics and computer interfacing. Nationally recognized chapters provide opportunities to form professional networks and valuable experiences in extracurricular activities. Within this degree, you can choose to enter either the robotics and mechatronics or health physics track. 

Industry Highlights

The median mid-career salary for physics majors is $101,000 per year.

- Payscale.com

Career Opportunities

  • Industrial Physics
  • Federal or State Governments
  • Military Branches
  • Healthcare
  • Education
     

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of many opportunities for internships in laboratories and industries, as well as the state-of-the-art science facility that is home to the Department of Chemistry and Physics. Our highly qualified and dedicated professors teach small classes in an excellent academic environment. 

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Earns Prestigious Designation as National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence

(October 9, 2017) – Armstrong State University has been designated as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. The university is only one of 14 institutions in the country to earn this prestigious designation. 

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

Read More Armstrong Selected for Erasmus Grant to Support International Exchange Opportunities

(September 22, 2017) – Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology Felix Hamza-Lup, Ph.D., recently secured an Erasmus Plus Grant, which will fund international exchange opportunities for students and faculty at Armstrong and Georgia Southern University.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Paul Dunn on Sept. 22

(September, 18, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Paul Dunn, an assistant professor of biology. The lecture, "Change Can Kill: What Barnacles Can Teach Us About Dying Young," will explore the mystery of why so many living organisms die young, despite the clear disadvantage of doing so,using barnacles as model organisms. This event is free and open to the public.

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