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Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics
As a USciences student, you’ll take courses in all three fields. Each program combines scientific theory with practical applications: You’ll have the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience with our diverse, student-centered faculty, who conduct a variety of innovative research. Our interdisciplinary environment ensures students graduate with the skills and knowledge to compete at top graduate schools and enjoy successful, rewarding careers.
Exploring these vital disciplines can also complement other USciences programs. Also, a major in neuroscience is offered in partnership with several departments. You’ll leave prepared for a variety of careers and graduate programs in engineering, medical physics, and related areas.
Undergraduate BS, Minor Programs
PhysicsProgram Options: BS, Integrated BS/MS
Explore how the universe works through physics, the basis for countless other disciplines.
BiophysicsProgram Options: Minor
This flexible program combines modern physics, cell biology, and biophysics.
MathematicsProgram Options: Minor
Become fluent in the fundamental language of all science-related majors.
PhysicsProgram Options: Minor
Supplement a wide range of majors with a minor in this pivotal field.
StatisticsProgram Options: Minor
Master the art of research, including how to collect, evaluate, and draw conclusions from data.
Biostatistical Methods with SAS ProgrammingProgram Options: Certificate
Certificate program in partnership with SAS, creator of the world’s most widely used statistical software.
- USciences Alumni, Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccine
January 15, 2021
USciences alumni, students working on the front lines in healthcare institutions were among some of the first to be vaccinated for COVID-19. For many, the vaccine is a sign of hope for the future and a symbol of the importance of science and healthcare.
- Professor Receives WW Smith Charitable Fund Award for the Second Time
January 12, 2021
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Zhihong Wang, PhD, has been awarded over $122,000 from the WW Smith Charitable Trust to fund her project entitled "Development of Novel Allosteric Inhibitors Targeting the MAPK Signaling Pathway in Lung Cancer".
- Board of Trustees Appoints New Roth Chair
January 12, 2021
University of the Sciences' Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Associate Professor of biology Bela Peethambaran, PhD, as the Abraham and Edythe Roth Chair in Pharmacognosy/Natural Products.
- Student On Frontlines of COVID-19 Shows Importance of Lab Science
November 12, 2020
As the Deputy Coroner, Joseph Vizzarri BMS'21 acts as the eyes and ears of the forensic pathologists when there is a death investigation.
- Studying Stress, Melissa Manners Researches how to Offset Negative Effects
October 28, 2020
Melissa Manners, PhD, and her laboratory are devoting their time to researching something that everyone can relate to- stress.
Elia Eschenazi, PhD
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