Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education.
Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics secondary education take 116 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences.
The Bachelor of Science degree in physics prepares students for professional programs, graduate study and immediate employment.
The minor includes coursework in stars, galaxies, cosmology, astrophysics and observational astronomy.
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.
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.