College of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

You will find the faculty, facilities and financial support to help you achieve your goals. The subject matter of physics, distinguished from that of chemistry and biology, includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms. Physicists use mathematics and numerical analysis and statistics and probability and computer software in their work. We offer a solid foundation in physics that includes course work in a diverse range of specializations covering every facet of contemporary physics research.


Materials Scientist
Medical Physicist 
Nuclear Physicist
Particle Physicist 
Earning Potential

Total incomes of physicists incorporate potential for bonuses and profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $49,000 and $220,000. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration.

Salary Range: $49,000 to $220,000


Richard Hammond

Chair, Professor
Marteena Hall 101