Physics and Astronomy at Sac State
What is special about studying physics and astronomy at Sacramento State? Well, to start with:
- Small, But Not Too Small
You'll be closely attended to, but you'll have a wide variety of classes to take.
- Strong Faculty
Educators that are dedicated to the success of their students.
- Reseach and Internship Experience
Many on- and off-campus opportunites add to your educational experience.
Several scholarships and awards are endowed in our department. They total to thousands of dollars each year.
- Employment Opportunites
Hone your skills as a stockroom assistant or a learning assistant. Classroom teaching experiences are also available.
- Society of Physics Students
Our award winning SPS chapter participates in tutoring, outreach, and social activities on and off campus.
- Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series
Learn about cool new research during weekly seminars by distinguished campus visitors, our faculty, and even our own students.
- Successful Alumni
Our graduates include university professors, business owners, teachers, and researchers at National Laboratories. What will you do with a degree from Sac State?
For more details on our programs, please see our programs overview page.