Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The Department of Physics at Grove City College offers students the academic freedom to conduct meaningful, relevant research alongside experienced and accomplished faculty. An integral component to an excellent undergraduate education, research opportunities help prepare students for top graduate and professional programs and successful careers in professional sectors.  Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education. Many of our students also conduct off-site research during the summer at other university, government and industrial settings. 

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Physics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

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​.​

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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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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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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​ Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education.

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Related Resources

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

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Minor in Physics

​Students gain a foundational knowledge of the process of scientific investigation, including modern computational and laboratory methods.

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