Physics Majors

Physics Month Events


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Current Physics Faculty Advisors

All Physics majors can now find their advisors on CunyFirst.

Advisors Office Hours


September 2018

The City College of New York Physics Club, a chapter of the Society of Physics Students, received the Blake Lily Prize and was cited as an Outstanding Chapter for its outreach activities.  For more information on the Blake Lily PrizeFor more information on their outreach activities.


December 12, 2017  The City College of New York chapter has earned the designation of a Society of Physics Students Notable Chapter! Mentor and Students' combined efforts supported the department, helped further student development, and strengthened the community.


Major Declaration in the Division of Science

(Note: All Departments Require Grades of C or Higher in the Required Courses.)


  • One year of General Physics with lab: PHYS 207, PHYS 208
  • Three semesters Calculus sequence (Calculus I, II, & III):  MATH 201, MATH 212, & MATH 213 


Program Sheets

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Standard Physics


Materials Science


Biomedical Physics

Secondary Education


Research Opportunities

Research Funding

Research Honors

Science Student Research



Physics Department Calendar



Other links of interest:

Physics Club

The physics club puts on outreach events for local organizations. Interesting in taking your skills for a test drive?

Join the Physics Club


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