Physics Major FAQ

Below are some of the more common questions that come up during a Physics Major's course of study. If you have a less common question - don't hesitate to reach out and ask.

When can I declare Physics as my Major?

What classes to I have to take?

What's going with MATH 39200 and 34600?

How do I finish this degree in 4 years?

I have questions about the Physics Major Requirements.

I have questions about the General Education/Pathways part of my Degree.

How do I do an independent study?

I'd like to do research as an Undergraduate. How do I do that?

How do I do Research Honors?

How do I find a Research Mentor?

What activities are there for Physics Majors?

I’m thinking about graduate school in physics - what can I expect?

What can I do now to improve my prospects for getting into a PhD program?

What kind of Physics do researchers do at City College?

What about Astronomy or Astrophysics?