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Physics, B.A.

Understand the World Around You
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    UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges

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    Nationally, Best Online Bachelor's Programs,
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Graduates go on to careers in:

Apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems. (Source)

Study a wide range of topics, including marine life and ecosystems, ocean circulation, plate tectonics and the geology of the seafloor, and the chemical and physical properties of the ocean. (Source)

Use your knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment (Source)

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Learn To

Stimulate intellectual curiosity, imagination, rational thinking, and thoughtful expression.

Better understand the physical universe.

Take part in research opportunities.

Physics B.A. Program Overview