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Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New Britain, CT, United States
Physics is the hub from which all of science and technology emanates. CCSU offers a program in physics (B.S.), which provides strong analytical and problem-solving skills. The Physics B.S. requires a minor in any subject, or a concentration in at least one of the following: Biology, Biomolecular Science, and Finance.

Overview

Students with this major go to graduate school in physics, engineering, law school, medical school, medical physics, as well as entry level research and development positions in industry, and a host of other options. CCSU also offers a physics major leading to a B.S. for Teacher Certification, geared toward teaching in high schools, the program is in collaboration with the CCSU School of Education & Professional Studies, and leads to teacher certification.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Electricity and Magnetism
  • Advanced Laboratory Techniques
  • Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry
  • Foundations of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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General Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee. Fee waivers are also acceptable. See your school guidance counselor for information.
  • Official high school transcript
  • High school class rank 
  • SAT I or ACT scores (SAT essay not required) (scores may be sent either by the high school or The College Board) 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Applicants must be graduates of accredited high or preparatory school or hold an equivalency diploma.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11542 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5288 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Britain

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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