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A Natural Science

Physicists are relationship experts. It’s their job to explore one of the most fundamental relationships of all – the one between matter and energy. Physicists help us understand the world at its most fundamental level, from the smallest particles to the universe itself.

Physics has broad applications in a number of fields. Physics grads are invaluable in industries dealing with nuclear energy, electronics, communications, aerospace, medical instrumentation and more.

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Majors often choose physics as a double major with another discipline such as math, chemistry or computer science.

Physics is a department within the College of Arts & Sciences, the University’s oldest academic unit. The College of Arts & Sciences provides the foundation for all of the University’s undergraduate students and offers outstanding preparation for graduate and professional programs.

ContactUs  Physics Department Director
Christina Keller, Professor
(605) 677-6125
Tina.Keller@usd.edu