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Department of Physics & Astronomy

We provide students a complete and rigorous undergraduate education in physics culminating in a Bachelor of Science degree. Our curriculum provides the ideal preparation for physics or engineering graduate school, careers in scientific research, or professions as educators. We are a dedicated faculty that is passionate about teaching and we are committed to the meaningful involvement of undergraduates in research. With small class sizes and varied research opportunities, we offer a unique learning opportunity for students interested in the natural sciences.


Fall 2020 Front Office Hours

Monday/Wednesday/Friday    11:00am - 1:30pm

After hours visitors can send their inquiries to:  physics_astronomy@unco.edu

Questions about Physics degree programs please contact Cynthia Galovich at 970-351-2079 or cynthia.galovich@unco.edu

Questions about the Astronomy program please contact Charles Kuehn at 970-351-2561 or charles.kuehn@unco.edu


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