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Physics and 3-2 Engineering

The Department of Physics encourages you to appreciate the beauty, order, and complexity of the physical universe and to be effective stewards of God's creation.

Typically after four years of study at Gordon College, you can earn a bachelor's degree in physics.

Or, you can participate in our 3-2 Engineering Program and earn both a physics bachelor's degree and an engineering bachelor's degree. Receive uncompromised preparation for transferring to an engineering program while receiving the distinctive liberal arts experience that is Gordon. Learn more about our 3-2 engineering program.

  • Admission to graduate school
  • Teaching high school physics
  • Employment in government or industry doing:
          *   research
  •       *   development
          *   engineering
          *   technical support
  • Careers in which careful thought, quantitative analysis, and teamwork are highly valued
  • Transferring to an undergraduate engineering institution, typically after your junior year

The physics department at Gordon recognizes your uniqueness and helps you achieve your personal goals. In the Gordon physics community, you will develop supportive relationships with other students and with the faculty as we work on physics and enjoy extra-curricular activities together. The mentoring provided by our dedicated faculty affords you a rich educational experience. View photos of our activities >>

2014: Graduates Starting Grad School
Recent Gordon College physics grads have begun their graduate school careers all over the country.

2014: Summer Physics Internships
This past summer many of our Physics and 3-2 Engineering students participated in internships at companies across the country.

2014: Four 3-2 Students are off to USC
Gordon College sends four more juniors to continue their undergraduate careers at the Viterbi School of Engineering at USC (a top-10 ranked engineering school).

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Physics Program (PDF)
An overview of Gordon College's physics program 

3-2 Engineering Program (PDF)
Overview of Gordon's 3-2 Engineering Program

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