What will I learn?

This program is intended to give students a thorough background in basic physics and astronomy, as well as the historical development of modern physical concepts and the relationship of these basic sciences to other fields. It is a particularly appropriate program for those planning to enter careers on which science and technology have a large impact, such as certain kinds of law, business administration, governmental administration, technical writing, and science education. It is not intended to prepare students for scientific or technical careers, but to enable students to understand and evaluate the ever increasing influence of science and technology on other areas.

Which department am I in?

Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (8 semesters)

Tuition fees
US$31,102.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 August 2019

Venue

Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

917 Cathedral of Learning,

PITTSBURGH,

Pennsylvania,

15260, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Prospective students who have not earned college credits since graduating from high school with a diploma or GED should consult this section for information on admission to the University of Pittsburgh.

For international students

Prospective students who have not earned college credits since graduating from high school with a diploma or GED should consult this section for information on admission to the University of Pittsburgh.

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About this uni

The University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the United States, boasting impressive alumni.

  • One of the oldest universities in the US.
  • Top-five North-eastern public university (Wall Street Journal)
  • In 2018, the university helped form 23 start-ups.
  • A 42-story Gothic Revival skyscraper as a signature building.