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Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Physics at Emory University has some of the brightest science students in the country. If you are in this group and are interested in understanding the physical world-from sub-atomic particles to the cosmos--you should consider majoring in physics. All physics courses, without exception, are taught by full-time faculty members. It's easy to get involved in exciting undergraduate research projects and establish close working relationships with faculty members of your choice. Our research groups in biophysics, soft condensed matter and theoretical physics are internationally recognized.

 Emory's Physics Department offers six-degree programs to choose from, listed below:

Comparison Chart for All Degrees


prerequisite flow chart

Declaration of Major/Minor in Physics

Declaration of Major/Minor in Physics

1. Submit the online Declaration of Major/ Minor Form online

2. The Office of the Registrar will send you an initial welcome email from the Department of Physics.

3. You will receive an email from the Academic Degree Coordinator, Undergraduate Susan Cook  about assigning an advisor. Access the people tab for more information about our faculty.

4. Once we have assigned your physics advisor, you will receive a final welcome letter from physics.

Welcome to Physics the Family! We are glad that you chose Physics as your Major/Minor.

More Details

Detailed information about the Undergraduate Program is available through the links at the top of this page. If you desire more information about the Program, please contact us by email (, and if you are in the Atlanta area, let us know. We will be happy to introduce you to faculty, students, staff and facilities.
Tom Bing Headshot
Tom Bing
Director of Undergraduate Studies
MSC - RM N236
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Susan Cook
Academic Degree Coordinator, Undergraduate