|Department Secretary||Diann Sorenson|
|Department Chair||Ross Spencer|
|Jr/Sr Advisor & Associate Chair||Harold Stokes|
|Fr/Soph Advisor & Undergraduate Coordinator||Bret Hess|
|Astronomy Majors Advisor||Denise Stephens|
|Acoustics Advisor||Kent Gee|
|Teaching Majors Advisor||Duane Merrill|
|Undergraduate Research Coordinator||Eric Hintz|
|Capstone Project and Internship Coordinator||Dallin Durfee|
|Society of Physics Students (SPS) Faculty Advisor||Gus Hart|
|Society of Physics Students (SPS) Officers||SPS Office, N286 ESC, 422-YSPS (422-9777)|
See details about our four physics majors.
The major flowcharts show prerequisite charts and strongly recommended courses that help you customize your progress toward your degree.
These 0.5 credit hour
required seminar classes will give you an introduction to how to succeed
as a major, career opportunities, and research at BYU and elsewhere.
Take 191 your first Fall semester at BYU, and 291 your first
Fall semester as sophomore or above.
Take 191 your first Fall semester at BYU, and 291 your first Fall semester as sophomore or above.
Bret Hess (422-2108, email@example.com) is the advisor for freshman and sophomores. The department associate chair, Harold Stokes (422-2215, firstname.lastname@example.org) is the department faculty advisor for juniors and seniors. But either can help when the other is not available. Please see them if you have any questions about your degree program. Also see them if you need department approval for changes in your degree program, including the selected options in the Applied Physics degree. Please feel free to call them, even if you are not sure who to talk to about some problem or issue.
Start with the
179 ESC, 422-6270 email@example.com
The local chapter of SPS provides many opportunities for informal advisement by bringing younger students into contact with older ones. Take advantage of what you can learn about your major from students who are just ahead of you.
In addition, SPS offers programs each year to give information about research opportunities, graduate schools, employment in physics and astronomy, and other important topics.
Drop by the SPS office (see
directory above) any time to ask questions
about activitiees or help with suceeding as a physics major, or email
Drop by the SPS office (see directory above) any time to ask questions about activitiees or help with suceeding as a physics major, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Undergraduate Research Coordinator can advise you in preparing for and finding research opportunities as an undergraduate student and coordinates approval of senior theses.
The Capstone Project Coordinator advises applied physics majors in choosing a capstone project, and evaluates the project with the mentoring faculty or professional.