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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Faculty of Science 4. Program Details 4.7 Physics and Astronomy
4.7 Physics and Astronomy
Degrees Offered 

Undergraduate Programs1 Core Enhancements
Physics BSc BSc Honours, BSc Internship, BSc Honours Internship
Astrophysics BSc BSc Honours, BSc Internship, BSc Honours Internship

There are many options for graduate studies leading to MSc and PhD degrees in the area of Physics and Astrophysics. Details of graduate specializations can be found in the graduate section of this calendar.

1All degrees in the Faculty of Science, except Environmental Science, can be combined with eligible BA and BSc programs from the Faculty of Arts. Please refer to Section 3.4 for information on combined degrees, double majors with programs within the Faculty of Science as well as combined degrees with programs from other faculties. Students interested in pursuing these degrees are encouraged to speak with an advisor in the Undergraduate Science Centre to develop a degree completion plan.

Programs Offered

BSc and BSc Honours in Physics

BSc and Bsc Honours in Physics Internship

BSc and BSc Honours in Astrophysics

BSc and BSc Honours in Astrophysics Internship

Minors in Physics and Astrophysics

Department vs. Faculty Regulations

Programs in the Department of Physics and Astronomy are governed by a combination of general Faculty of Science regulations and the additional program specific regulations listed below.

It is essential for students to be familiar with both sets of regulations. It is helpful to read the Faculty Regulations in Section 3 first.

Students should consult Academic Requirements in their Student Centre periodically to ensure that requirements are being met. Also, students are strongly urged to consult with the Undergraduate Science Centre (USC) and the Department at all stages of their program.

Department Information

Department Office: Science B 605

Telephone: 403.220.5385

Fax: 403.289.3331