The Department of
Physics & Astronomy
Discover how the universe works.
At Calvin, we're constantly amazed by the wonders of creation. Join us in exploring the “world of things,” which includes the fascinating interactions of quantum particles, the biophysics of cells, astronomical processes involving stars and galaxies, and the industrial applications of lasers, plasmas, and special electronic materials.
Here, you'll learn how to be a wise steward of science and technology. You'll graduate ready to pursue a career in physics, or in one of many fields that apply your physics expertise in different ways—from engineering to health science to education.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
Browse by category
- Communication & Media Studies
- Education (BA, BS)
- Many specializations, including:
- Master of Education (MEd)
- Master of Education (MEd) Online
- Health Sciences
- Exercise Science
- Kinesiology (Pre-professional Emphasis)
- One Health
- Pre-Occupational Therapy
- Pre-Physical Therapy
- Pre-Physician Assistant
- Public Health
- Recreation Leadership
- Speech Pathology and Audiology (BA, MA)
- Master of Speech Pathology
- Theraputic Recreation
- Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
- Actuarial Science
- Computer Science
- Data Analytics
- Data Science
- Environmental Science—Natural Resources Track
- Environmental Science—Naturalist Track
- Environmental Studies
- Social Sciences
- World Languages & Cultural Studies
Learn why Calvin’s dedication to faith and discovery have earned it the rank of #3 among regional midwest universities.