The Physics and Astronomy department provides students with a rigorous and challenging program with both theoretical and experimental components leading to mastery of mechanics, electromagnetism, optics, thermal physics, relativity and quantum theory. The Physics and Astronomy department offers:
- Physics - B.A.: This program follows the liberal arts core curriculum and is for students interested in careers in such fields as education, technical writing, and patent law or for graduate studies in physics.
- Physics - B.S.: This program follows the science core curriculum and offers standard preparation for graduate studies in physics.
- Minor in Physics: The minor in Physics consists of a minimum of 15 credits. Learn about the degree requirements.