Physics (BA), BACHELOR OF ARTS

Arts, Sciences, & Education

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Physics prepares students interested in physics and planning to enter professional schools in business, education, journalism, law, and medicine, and for students desiring a strong background in physical science but with career objectives in other areas. It is available with concentrations in biophysics, business, and entrepreneurship. The B.A. in Physics with a Major in Physics Education prepares those who wish to teach grades 6-12 and allows the students to complete all the requirements to be fully certified by the State of Florida.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).

Wages & Employment Trends for Physicists:

Florida Median income$108,470
Florida rate of growth+16%
National Median wages $109,600
National Projected growth +10%

Source and more information: http:/www.onetonline.orglink/summary/19-2012.00

Contact Information

Physics
MMC: CP 204 | 305-348-2605
http://casgroup.fiu.edu/physics/