The Department of Physics at Grove City College offers a B.S. in Physics, B.S. in Physics/Computer Hardware, B.S. in Physics/Computer Software, Physics & General Science Secondary Education Major, and Physics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in Physics Secondary Education. As a student in our rigorous program, you will have access to unique research experiences beginning freshman year, summer research opportunities with respected institutions like Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, cutting-edge equipment and facilities, and passionate faculty mentors who will guide you to investigate God’s creation with awe and wonder. When you graduate, you will be prepared to pursue a wide range of both technical and non-technical careers with leading companies and organizations like NSA, Lockheed Martin, Space Telescope Science Institute and Westinghouse Electric. Alternatively, many of our students have chosen to pursue graduate degrees at excellent universities such as Johns Hopkins, Carnegie Mellon, Notre Dame, and Vanderbilt.
The department is a member of the Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) and has been studied as an example of a successful physics department by the national SPIN-UP task force.