If you're interested in a career or graduate school in physics, astronomy and/or optics, consider the in-depth physics major. We also offer shorter major and minor programs that are flexible enough to be combined with other programs such as engineering, chemistry, and pre-medicine.
4-year course plans
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|Physics Major and Optics Minor
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PhysicsStudy the laws that govern the physical universe and prepare for a successful career.
Optics MinorLook at the world through a new lens. Calvin's optics minor offers a career-oriented, hands-on curriculum for physics students, engineering students, and anyone else interested in light.
Physics Secondary Education MajorThe physics secondary education major is for those pursuing an in depth understanding of physics and also for those interested in teaching high school physics.
Physics Secondary Education MinorThe physics secondary education major is for those pursuing an in depth understanding of physics and also for those interested in teaching high school physics.
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