Physicists are responsible for many discoveries that have transformed our view of the natural world. Studying physics gives students the opportunity to better understand the laws governing the world and allows students to be part of impactful and innovative research.
UA Little Rock physics majors are highly trained in experimental techniques, mathematical analysis, and computation and have the knowledge base and flexibility to meet numerous career challenges.
We offer both a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in physics. We also offer minors in physics and astronomy. Our faculty also participate in the Applied Science doctoral and master’s degree programs.
Our faculty have been very successful in obtaining external grants to fund the state-of-the-art laboratories, research programs, and computer facilities at UA Little Rock. Both undergraduate and graduate students can participate in astrophysics and materials science research.