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What Can I Do With A Major In Physics

Physics is the scientific discipline that explores the natural world and explains the workings of the universe. The field of physics includes a broad range of sub-specialties, such as the study of subatomic particles, which serves as the basis for countless other disciplines, from biology and chemistry to biotechnology and oceanography. Students entering the physics major typically have strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

An undergraduate degree in Physics gives students a broad, deep, rigorous understanding of quantitative problems which is useful to many different careers. You can find physicists in manufacturing and government labs, on university campuses and consulting on television programs. Many physics graduates work in journalism, in government, and even on Wall Street, places where their ability to think methodically is a great asset.

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