The physics department at Concordia College is dedicated to the highest standards of teaching and research in physics and related fields. It is our firm belief that physics is "the liberal art of the 21st century" and our program reflects a commitment to rigorous scientific and technical instruction grounded in the wider context of the classic liberal arts tradition.
As a Concordia physics students, you’ll be able to explore all of your interests in physics while gaining valuable experience and knowledge. In fact, the physics curriculum ensures that you will have a chance to participate in a research project right alongside faculty. Some research opportunities include planetary science, geomagnetism, experimental nuclear physics, atomic and molecular physics, mathematical physics and laser spectroscopy.
Many students within the department have presented their research at national and international conferences, and have participated in experiments at major research universities, government labs and private research institutes. Our rigorous physics curriculum and focus on a liberal arts education is the perfect blend for preparation for graduate school or a career.