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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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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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

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

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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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Minor in Physics

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

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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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