Physics Department

The Physics department in its curriculum endeavors to provide a unified presentation of all the major areas in physics to fulfill the needs and interests of a variety of students. This presentation is set in a liberal arts context such that in addition to the ideas, experiments, and theories, the philosophical and cultural implications of physics are considered.

The Department offers a comprehensive major designed to prepare students for graduate study in physics, engineering or related fields. The physics curriculum also provides for majors in teaching and interdisciplinary programs, as well as the physics component of pre-engineering and other preprofessional programs.

General Catalog

The Gustavus General Academic Catalog is available online to allow you to check current information about Gustavus major, minors, and courses. You can also view information pertaining directly to Physics.