Department of Physics

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Department of Physics

The Department of Physics at Grove City College prepares students to excel in top graduate and professional school programs and to enter employment in a wide variety of professional sectors.

Through meaningful research opportunities, innovative teaching and state-of-the-art facilities, students become physicists in the fullest sense. Their search for truth and knowledge extends from the largest cosmos of stars to the smallest sub-atomic particles. Students are given the academic freedom to choose coursework and conduct research in the fields of atomic physics, biophysics, nuclear physics, optics, lasers, communications, cosmology, astronomy, electricity, magnetism, solid-state physics and more.


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B.S. in Physics

The Bachelor of Science degree in physics prepares students for professional programs, graduate study and immediate employment.

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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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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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Physics Club

​A division of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), the purpose of the club is to encourage a broader knowledge of physics and an understanding of the field of physics.

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Current Students

​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.

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Related Resources

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

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