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Physics, BS

Program Overview

The major in physics consists of a minimum core of physics and mathematics courses. It provides a rigorous background combined with maximum flexibility for students who are interested in an additional field of study.


Honors Major in Physics

This track is recommended for students choosing physics as their main professional field, or students planning to pursue graduate studies in physics or related fields.

Minor in Physics

The physics minors will enhance career options for mathematics, computer science, chemistry, and biology majors.

Dual Degree: Physics + Engineering

An undergraduate student in the 3+2 Dual Degree: Physics + Engineering program will attend the University of San Francisco for approximately three academic years and the University of Southern California for approximately two years.

Note: Starting fall 2024, this program will no longer accept new applicants and will only be offered to current USF students enrolled in the program.