Physics leading to the 3+2 Engineering Program Major
Physics and engineering degree in five years? Yes, please. Don’t miss the opportunity to spend three years at Cortland taking all requirements for a degree in physics, then transfer to an engineering school for two years to complete the requirements for a degree in engineering. This 3+2 program fosters opportunity because it stresses the fundamentals of physics and engineering while making you extremely marketable to potential employers in both fields.
- Graduate work in engineering
- Technical specialist
- Professional engineer
- Construction industry
What Will I Learn?
- Gain a strong background in applied mathematics
- Learn advanced computer skills
- Work with sophisticated science instrumentation
You’ll study and work in state-of-the-art classrooms and teaching laboratories as well as a new 41-seat digital projection planetarium.
There are plenty of opportunities to collaborate with faculty in original research.
Sigma Pi Sigma,The Physics Honor Society
Office: Bowers Hall, Room 144
- Your degree is complete when you finish your engineering portion.
- Our students have transferred to such schools as Binghamton University, University at Buffalo, Clarkson University and SUNY Stony Brook.
Type of Degree
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Credit Hours: 125
SUNY Cortland recognizes excellence in its students with awards and scholarships.
- William Joseph Phelps ’69 Award
- Outstanding Senior Physics Major Award
- Kendall Reynolds Memorial Scholarship in Physics