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Undergraduate Programs

Physics, astronomy and meteorology majors at the College of Charleston find inspiration for research everywhere, from nano-rods to binary stars and from coastal sea breezes to neuron simulation. They become confident, innovative thinkers, well prepared for success, whether they seek immediate employment or further education in graduate or professional school.  A job, graduate school, or medical school?  We prepare you for these or other options. We provide you with extensive academic preparation, help and advice on getting in to graduate or professional school or applying for jobs.

Prospective Physics Students

Prospective Astronomy and Astrophysics Majors

Prospective Energy Production Concentration Students

Prospective Pre-Med and Biomedical Physics Students 

Prospective Biophysics Students 

Prospective Computational Neuroscience Concentration Students 

Prospective Meteorology Students


A compact and portable source of information about majors, minors, concentrations, procedures, opportunities, and many other aspects of the department is our Handbook (pdf).  

Managing your Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

To add or delete a major, minor, concentration or other aspect of your studies, go to the Program of Study Management system POSM.  

Major in Physics

Major in Astrophysics

Major in Astronomy

Major in Meteorology

Minor in Astronomy

Minor in Biomedical Physics

Minor in Meteorology

Minor in Physics

Concentration in Computational Neuroscience

Concentration in Energy Production

Concentration in Meteorology