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Physics Department

Challenge yourself to solve complex problems - Physics

 

Quantum mechanics. Engineering. Optics. Energy. Materials science. The curriculum in the Department of Physics encompasses all aspects of physics, including quantum mechanics, lasers, optics, trace gas detection, holography and alternative energy.

With our small class sizes, you’ll receive plenty of individualized attention from your instructors and become part of a close-knit, supportive learning community. Experiment in our completely modernized laboratory facilities. Participate in groundbreaking research under the guidance of our faculty and present results at national conferences.

A physics degree has vast possibilities and can lead to a career as a biophysicist, laserist, meteorologist, optical physicist or any aspect of engineering.

The Department of Physics offers the following programs:

» B.A. or B.S. in Physics

» Minor in Physics

Students may consider joint degree programs in engineering or the pre-health preparation program.

Physics majors can also enter the Scholar Teacher Education Program in the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education.