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Computational Physics

Computational Physics Coordinator – Dr. Nicholas Nesh

Students with an interest in both physics and computer science should consider this specialization. Graduates of this program will be prepared for a career in technical and/or scientific software development. Some graduates, by proper choice of electives, enroll in graduate physics or graduate computer science programs. Students who elect this specialization are encouraged to take as many Computer Science courses as possible.   

Required courses: 

  • PHY 431
  • CSC 220 (Computational Problem Solving) 
  • CSC 230 (Data Structures) 
  • CSC 270 (Discrete Structures)
  • CSC 415 (Software Engineering)

Two additional courses in Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics or  Engineering, by advisement, are also required.


Physics Department
Science Complex, Room P123
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628


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