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Department of Physics

As a part of the College of Science and Mathematics, we are scholars and researchers looking for answers to real-world problems.  From leading astrophysical research to delving into nanostructures that could transform the future of computing, the cutting-edge research experiences that CSUSM physics undergraduates receive are unparalleled and unique. 

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2018 physics graduates

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Dept. of Physics
CSU San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, CA 92096

Department Chair
Dr. Michael Burin                                          (On leave until 10/11/18)
SCI 2, 233
Phone: (760) 750-8575

Dr. Stephen Tsui
Interim Department Chair                         SCI 2, 217
Phone: (760) 750-4144

Administrative Coordinator
Courtney Dow
SCI 2, 239A
Phone: (760) 750-4273