The Wyant College is home to the world's finest education in the optical sciences, and the cornerstone of our success is our talented student body.

The Academic Programs office administers the college's degree programs, advises its students and organizes outreach events with local elementary and high schools.  The Academic Programs office is headed by R. John Koshel, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, and Brian P. Anderson, Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs.

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Undergraduate Program

Current UArizona Undergraduates

First-year students admitted to the College of Engineering begin as No Major Selected. Those also admitted to the Franke Honors College may declare the Optical Sciences and Engineering (OSE) major at New Student Orientation. All other students including those admitted to their secondary college may declare the OSE major after successfully completing 12 UArizona STEM units, including a C or better in Calculus 1, with at least a 2.5 GPA. Gaining admission to the OSE program is not competitive.

Graduate Program