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Choose from future-forward concentrations in Astronomy and Business, pathways to Engineering and Education, and applied programs like Materials Science

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Student Mabel Stephenson explains how choosing Physics at UWG with a concentration in Astronomy unlocked endless possibilities:

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Make the next great discovery in physics, excel in engineering, embark on a career as an astronomer, become the next great educator, or explore new technologies in materials science. Let your journey begin with UWG Physics—a place where classes are small and teachers are focused on your success—with great academics and extraordinary research opportunities. We welcome you to our program.



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Materials Science Pathway

Study the intersection of physics and chemistry.


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Minor in Physics

Leverage your current major with Physics. Choose any nine credit hours of Physics 3000/4000 courses.

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Physics degrees prepare students to be leaders and entrepreneurs in the world of science. Students from our program have gone on to work in local industry like Southwire, national laboratories, and other organizations such as NASA.

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“UWG has been life-changing for me. We've begun groundbreaking work, and the faculty have taught me more than they'll ever know. I worked extremely hard, but they made those gateways possible for me, especially as an undergraduate."

– Mabel Stephenson '23, Graduate Student in Astronomy at University of Texas at Austin

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