Physics

Major Overview

The physics department is actively engaged in the following research areas: Computational Physics, Materials Physics, Physics Education, Optical Physics, and several multidisciplinary research projects. The Department of Physics at Oregon State University has an active graduate-level research program and offers degree programs in physics, and engineering physics . Many options within the physics degree are available, and we also offer a minor in physics. Our interdisciplinary degree in computational physics is receiving national recognition as a model program.