Physics

Physics

Gain New Perspectives with a Degree in Physics

Why does the Sun keep shining?  How did the universe begin? Physicists ask really big questions. They see the world differently, and can change the way others see the world. As a physics’ major at Canisius College, you will gain new perspectives. The Physics Program provides a strong background in the fundamental scientific skills of analysis and experimentation which will allow a broad choice of career opportunities. You will be prepared for further study in graduate physics and related areas such as oceanography, geophysics, patent law, medicine, engineering, and astronomy. 

Why Study Physics at Canisius

  • Over the past 15 years, approximately 85% of Physics graduates have gone on to get PhD's in Physics or a related field.
  • Students present results from research projects at local, state, or national research forums.
  • With only about five students in upper level classes, physics majors benefit from extraordinary personal attention.

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