Current Students ​​​​

Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you. Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physics and the campus have to offer. Research opportunities, unique work experiences and student clubs and organizations are just a few of the ways our students get involved.

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  • What drew you to choose physics as your major?
    I actually came in as an “Undecided, Liberal Arts” major and only declared physics as my major halfway through the first semester. I had enjoyed my physics classes in high-school, and soon realized how much I missed doing calculus and physics problems. I really felt welcomed by both the professors and other students. Physics was definitely the right choice.Read More

  • ​My daily commute to Grove City College gives me the best of all worlds: tuition is affordable, I pay no room and board, and I can continue to work evenings. Plus it gives me a bit of private time before class. It’s making my dream of getting a quality education a reality for me.

    Grove City College has a great reputation, so I know that I’ll be able to find a good job in my major when I graduate....Read More

  • A friend recommended Grove City College to me and I'm glad she did. What I like best is that I'm able to pursue all my passions here.

    Faith remains at the center of everything, which encourages me to explore and learn more, including developing a deeper understanding of other denominations. T...Read More

  • I chose Grove City College for its rigorous academics, renowned for preparing students for their futures. As a senior, I can say that I was not disappointed. The work required to succeed in the physics curriculum was a challenge, but also an immensely satisfying achievement.  In addition, I have benefited greatly from the intimate size of the Department of Physics at Grove City College, enjoying close and regular inte...Read More

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Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major

​Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics/general science secondary education take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts courses​.​

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Facilities and Equipment

​Physics faculty and students at Grove City College use cutting-edge equipment inside and outside of the classroom and lab to conduct research and publish their findings in leading science journals.

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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Physics faculty at Grove City College.

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Internships

​The Department of Physics at Grove City College is committed to helping its students secure internships at some of the nation’s leading research facilities to advance their studies in specific interest areas.

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After Graduation

​Upon graduation, students are prepared for graduate work in physics, teaching at the secondary level, medical, dental, business or law school, technical sales and more.

 
 
 
 
 

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Minor in Astronomy

​The minor includes coursework in stars, galaxies, cosmology, astrophysics and observational astronomy.

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