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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 >>

2013: Three Gordon Students Go To USC
Gordon College sends three more juniors to continue their undergraduate careers at the Viterbi School of Engineering at USC (a top-10 ranked engineering school).

Gordon Students Attend USC Through 3-2 Program
Four Gordon physics students attend USC as part of Gordon's 3-2 Engineering program.

Physics & Engineering Student Summer Plans
Our students are working hard to finish up the year right now. But come summer, many of them will be diving deeply into exciting research or work in physics or related engineering disciplines.

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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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