For Undergraduates

Undergraduate Program

Bachelor of Science in Optical Sciences and Engineering

The Bachelor of Science in Optical Sciences and Engineering is an ABET-accredited program jointly administered by the UA College of Engineering and the College of Optical Sciences.

Accelerated Master's Program in Optical Sciences

The Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP) in Optical Sciences is designed for current exceptional Bachelor of Science in Optical Sciences and Engineering (BSOSE) students planning to continue their studies and research in the College of Optical Sciences’ graduate M.S. program.  

Optics Minor

A minor in optics mandates a minimum of 18 credit hours of optics courses with at least three upper division classes (300- and 400-level courses). The following four courses are required:

  • OPTI 201R: Geometrical and Instrumental Optics I (3 units)
  • OPTI 201L: Geometrical and Instrumental Optics Lab I (1 unit)
  • OPTI 202R: Geometrical and Instrumental Optics II (3 units)
  • OPTI 202L: Geometrical and Instrumental Optics Lab II (1 unit)

The student will also choose four courses from OPTI 300-OPTI 490, not including OPTI 299: Independent Study.

Undergraduate Forms & Surveys

Online surveys and forms for all optical sciences undergraduate students.

Contacts

Current UA students

Please contact the College of Optical Sciences undergraduate adviser, Amber Soergel, at undergrad-advising@optics.arizona.edu or 520-626-6737, or schedule an appointment.

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Prospective University of Arizona Students

If you have any questions about applying to the bachelor's degree program at the College of Optical Sciences, please contact the UA College of Engineering at engr-admissions@email.arizona.edu or 520-621-6032.

Tuition, Fees & Funding

Helpful UA financial aid forms, calculators and funding information, including College of Optical Sciences scholarships.