Want to be in demand and take on one of the most important jobs?
The physics teacher is interested in teaching and demonstrating basic physics principles combined with mathematics, and opening up a young mind to a world of knowledge, critical thinking and observation. Physics gives high school students a big edge when they go to college. That's why so many secondary schools are looking for physics teachers. You could also be Mr. or Ms. Wizard at an elementary school. As more young children become interested in technology, elementary schools will seek physics majors to teach them.
Want an exciting intellectually stimulating career?
The physics specialist is interested in a career in physics or engineering, and may elect to attend graduate school after completing the undergraduate major. They can elect to use their physics knowledge and skills to pursue the many interesting high tech careers in the 21st century, or to go on to a PhD and become a research scientist or college professor, or both.
Want to broaden your horizons and diversify your skills?
The physics generalist is interested in applying technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to a variety of fields ranging from journalism to computer programming.
What skills do Physicists need?
You will develop the fundamental skills that characterize an educated person as well as these skills:
Last Modified: March 31, 2005