Physics Courses of Study

The physics and engineering department at Houghton offers a rigorous curriculum of course work coupled with an emphasis on real-world research experience. Each student has the opportunity to work on and present a significant research project as part of their education.

Electrical Engineering (B.S.)

This major offers a hands-on approach to engineering and emphasizes design and the practical application of electrical systems, which have come to influence nearly every aspect of modern life.

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Physics (B.S.)

This degree program emphasizes the traditional theoretical, experimental and mathematical basis of physics.

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Applied Physics (B.S.) - Engineering Emphasis

This major is for those students interested in the engineering applications of physics, and is preparation for an engineering-related career or graduate school in engineering or physics.

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Physics (B.A.)

This major is designed for students planning to pursue professional studies such as law or medicine, students interested in teaching physics at the secondary level, or students who choose physics as a second major

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Physics Minor

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