Let your intelligence drive your imagination
There’s a lot to discover in our universe, and we’re learning more about it every day. Contemplate the origin and evolution of our world through the Physics program at A&M-Commerce. While here, you’ll explore the behavior of matter at all levels, from particles to galaxies. Work with our world-class faculty as you conduct research from our observatory or remote telescopes. Located 60 miles outside of Dallas, our rural location provides the richest nights for star exploration and research. STEM professions continue to rise with 8 out of 10 new jobs requiring a science education. Studying physics is one way to market yourself for these professions. Whether you’re interested in further academic work or employment in engineering, mathematics, or defense, our degree prepares you for all.
Required for BA, not BS
No thesis required
Physics (BA/BS) :: 1.7 Careers – ProgramTemplate
Physics students are able to apply their in-depth knowledge to labs, research institutes and other related arenas. Broaden your network and gain real-world experience with internships and career opportunities with help from our faculty and staff.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
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Physics (BA/BS) :: 1.8 INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. Although not required for your degree, internships are an important part of your education experience. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce physics students.
Physics (BA/BS) :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES
This course offers you an introduction to vibrational and wave motion with applications to acoustics, optics, and electromagnetic phenomenon.
You will cover geometry of static electric and magnetic fields, electric charges and currents, calculating electric and magnetic fields from potentials, fields inside matter, Maxwell’s equations, and EM waves.
In this course, you will learn an introduction to the kinetic theory of matter and to thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, with applications to physical and chemical systems.
Animal Science (BA/BS) :: Program Costs 1.13a ReadyToEdit
As of Fall 2019, tuition and fees for an undergraduate student taking 15 credit hours through our 1 Year Optional Rate Plan is $4,478.52 for a Texas resident and $10,808.52 for a non-Texas resident. However, rates do change based on the number of credit hours taken, payment plan used and other factors.