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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Minor in Astronomy

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

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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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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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Summer Research Projects

Take an in-depth look at recent Grove City College student and faculty scholarly work in the Hopeman School of Science, Engineering and Mathematics.​

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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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