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As a physics major, you will receive a core preparation in physics plus training in math, chemistry and computer science. The core includes calculus-based general physics, thermodynamics, modern physics, quantum mechanics, electronics and instrumentation.

Students interested in teaching physics or chemistry need to pursue a physical science licensure.

While Bluffton does not offer an astronomy major, students who completed a physics major at Bluffton have been successful in graduate astronomy programs. The physics department owns several telescopes including computer-guided telescopes, and physics students have pursued independent studies in astronomy.

A Bluffton physics degree is a good foundation for graduate work leading to a career in engineering
>>>career opportunities in physics

Explore the courses required for:

 are provided as a guideline for your course selection - physics or physical science licensure (beginning odd year); physics or physical science licensure (beginning even year.)

Declare a major in physics or physical science licensure.

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