About Stephen F. Austin State University
The department offers BS degrees in Physics and Engineering Physics, and the MS in Natural Sciences. The faculty consists of 6 Ph.D. physicists, 2 Ph.D. engineers, 1 Ph.D. astronomer, and two lecturers. We operate an Observatory with a director, a planetarium with a director, and a machine shop with a scientific machinist. Health and retirement plans are offered through the University. The Uni...versity is a comprehensive institution of about 12,500 students and nearly 500 faculty, located in East Texas.