The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Chemical Physics is jointly managed by the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Students take upper-level courses in both chemistry and physics, focusing on the applications of physics to chemical systems.
For additional information regarding Chemical Physics, please see the following department websites:
For Rice University degree-granting programs:
To view the list of official course offerings, please see Rice’s Course Catalog
To view the most recent semester’s course schedule, please see Rice's Course Schedule
Description and Code Legend
Note: Internally, the university uses the following descriptions, codes, and abbreviations for this academic program. The following is a quick reference:
- Course offerings/subject code: Courses from various subjects may apply towards the major.
Program Description and Code
- Chemical Physics: CPHY
Undergraduate Degree Description and Code
- Bachelor of Science degree: BS
Undergraduate Major Description and Code
- Major in Chemical Physics: CPHY