Pair the natural sciences (laws of gravity, meterology, and chemical reactions), and the science that studies non-living systems (vs biology) and you end up with physical sciences.
To major in physical sciences means you choose two of the following disciplines:
and successfully complete the required number of courses. You may also choose to minor in any of the other disciplines offered in the Bachelor of Science program.
Marie Curie (first female Nobel laureate, discovered polonium and radium), Albert Einstein (greatest scientist of the 20th century, proposed the theory of relativity and Sir Isaac Newton (most renown for his description of the laws of motion and laws of universal gravitation) all made significant contributions to the world of physical sciences.
Become a lab technician, urban planner, or teacher. Go into natural resource management, or geological data collection & analysis. Or further your education and find yourself as a research scientist, an engineer, or perhaps in the field of environmental protection.
In addition to the following interdisciplinary courses, the department of Physical Sciences offers 100-400 level courses in:
PHSC 200 - Physical Science Field Skills
PHSC 300 - Alberta Oil and Gas Industry