Department of Physics (PHYS)

Full-time Faculty of the Department

Departmental Objectives

  • Equip the physics major for graduate school and a career in physics, and the many other professions to which the skills, knowledge, and insights of the physicist are transferable.

  • Supplement the physics curriculum with extracurricular professional development experiences, including undergraduate research, participation in regional and national meetings, and other aspects of life in the physics community.

  • Acquaint the student with the multiple career options that are available with the bachelor’s degree in physics.

  • Meet the needs of students in other majors who require some physics background.

  • Encourage the study of physics as a liberal art, showing its aesthetic and philosophical qualities, its values and limitations, and its influence in the world of ideas.

Departmental Academic Programs

Physics Major
Physics Minor
Multidisciplinary Options
Biological Physics