Physics and Computer Science are two complementary fields. Physics provides an analytic problem-solving outlook and basic understanding of nature, while computer science enhances the ability to make practical and marketable applications, in addition to having its own theoretical interest.
The Joint Major in Physics and Computer Science combines these two areas of study to give you a solid grounding in both while providing you with a unique scientific perspective. For example, your knowledge in computer science can help to solve complex problems in the realm of physics.
This program will provide you with the knowledge and skills fundamental to both physics and computer science. You will be able to see both disciplines in a new light, allowing you to provide a unique skillset to potential employers. You can work in a variety of industries or choose to pursue graduate studies.
You can become a professional:
- Systems analyst
- Computational physicist
- Network administrator
- Video game developer
- Web developer
As a Physics and Computer Science student, you can take courses like:
Minors are a great way to customize your academic experience. Many students use minors to pursue interests outside their major, while others choose minors to complement their degree.
Minors that complement this program:
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Ready to apply?
For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Science.
See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application.