- statement adapted from the American Physical Society
The Physics and Astronomy Department at Rice University is amongst the top departments in the nation. We have an outstanding undergraduate program and our students are well prepared to go on to graduate school or industry as they choose. With over 40 faculty, we have outstanding research programs and facilities with ample opportunities for student participation.
BA in AstronomyBA in PhysicsBS in AstrophysicsBS in Chemical Physics (joint with Chemistry)BS in Physics, with options to specialize in; General Physics, Applied Physics,Biological Physics, or Computational Physics
To learn about the degree requirements please visit the Physics and Astronomy page in the General Announcements.
The American Physical Society has a page dedicated to this: http://www.aps.org/programs/education/whystudy.cfm
The American Astronomical Society has several resources dedicated to study and careers in Astronomy:http://aas.org/education/careers.php
Society of Physics StudentsAwards in Physics and Astronomy