Programs and Degrees

Programs and Degrees

The following programs and degrees are offered by the UCA Department of Physics and Astronomy. Please click on the appropriate link to view specifics about each program or degree plan.

B.S. in Physics

  • Applied Physics Track (this track will no longer be available to incoming students after fall 2017)
  • Biological Physics Track
  • Chemical Physics Track
  • Engineering Physics Track (starting fall 2017)
  • Mathematical Physics Track
  • Physics Track
  • Physical Science Track


B.S. in General Science

  • Option A
  • Option B


For those students interested in an engineering field not offered at UCA.


UCA STEMteach is a science and mathematics preparation program that models the UTeach program, which began at the University of Texas in 1997. The program is unique in its early, intensive field experiences for teacher candidates, the use of Master Teachers as instructors, and the development of teacher candidates’ content knowledge and effective teaching strategies.