Majors and Programs

Physical Sciences

Are you interested in chaos beyond the state of your bedroom? Have you always wanted to know not just how things happen, but why? You don't have to go far to experience the mysteries of space and time, to see stars, to recognize that even the smallest molecule contains a universe in itself. If you see patterns and formulas as a way of investigating and understanding the world, if you love the methodology of math and science, then you might consider studying physical sciences at Iowa State University.

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Suggested Majors

Undergraduate programs are offered in six colleges. Programs offered in more than one college are identified by college code: AGLS (Agriculture and Life Sciences), BUS (Business), DSGN (Design), ENGR (Engineering), H SCI (Human Sciences), and LAS (Liberal Arts and Sciences)

Undecided - Agricultural and Life Sciences
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Biological Systems Engineering
Earth Science
  Education: Chemistry
Education: Earth Science
Education: Physics
Environmental Science - AGLS
Environmental Science - LAS