Physics is the study and application of the laws of nature at their most fundamental level. By majoring in physics, you will gain excellent preparation for graduate school, positions in industry, teaching at the secondary education level, or engineering. We offer degree tracks in
Our comprehensive program includes laboratory training in electrical and optical measurements, analog and digital electronics, and advanced experimental physics. Many physics majors gain valuable work experience through an internship at a nearby corporate or government research laboratory.
Students participate in research at Argonne National Laboratory
Bryan Cardwell installs photomultiplier tubes in a cosmic ray test stand at Argonne National Laboratory, located about 20 minutes from North Central's campus.