The physics major and minor prepare students for successful entry into graduate programs or careers including, but not limited to, science, business and industry.

Courses in modern physics; thermal physics; electricity and magnetism; biological physics; and quantum mechanics, among others, provide students a full course of study of the natural world.

The physics major and minor are associated with the Department of Physics. A major requires 13 courses, plus an independent senior research project that serves as a capstone experience. A minor requires six courses.

Additional information is available in the W&J College Catalog.

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Joel W. Cannon, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics
Mike McCracken
Michael E. McCracken, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics
Michael Pettersen
Michael S. Pettersen, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics
William Sheers
William S. Sheers, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics and Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience