Physics’ interrelated concepts have an elegance akin to music or art – a beauty you can apply in solving the world’s most complicated problems. If you can think physics, you can think powerfully about anything.
Physical laws and theories have profound influence on how we view our universe and ourselves. The skills and ideas you develop as a physics major can be applied across all fields of science and technology, as well as in such diverse areas as business and law.
At St. Norbert College, you can earn a Bachelor of Science degree in physics. You can supplement your degree with a secondary education certification.
You also may pursue one of two physics minors:
• Physics academic minor
• Physics teaching minor
A Physics Degree at Work
Physics is the most fundamental of all the natural sciences and you’ll find its applications extend to all other areas of human endeavor. A rigorous study of physics sharpens your powers of observation, logic, analysis and problem-solving. These skills are as attractive to graduate school admissions professionals as they are to Fortune 500 companies.
As a bachelor’s-level physicist, you’re equipped to pursue graduate study in physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science or chemistry. You’re also prepared for a variety of careers:
- Industrial research scientist
- Risk engineer
- Computer programmer
- Technical analyst
- High school physics teacher
- Laser engineer
Enrich Your Physics Degree
St. Norbert College offers opportunities for collaborative research with physics faculty members.
Physics majors also may opt to study abroad. Programs on several continents meet course requirements while exposing you to another culture – an experience prospective employers value.