The physics curriculum at William Jewell College is designed to provide you with scientific and technical experience, with a strong background in the liberal arts. This ensures you will have skills in writing, speaking and interpersonal relationships that will enhance your career in the sciences and other technical fields.

Studying physics at William Jewell provides opportunities to participate in a variety of college-sponsored programs (intercollegiate athletics, music, fine arts and service); to study in a department that offers personal attention and small classes (taught exclusively by Ph.D. professors); and to become active in research and professional societies as undergraduates.

Degree programs offered:

Bachelor of Arts:
Physics Education
Dual Degree Engineering:
In conjunction with Washington University, Vanderbilt University, Columbia University, University of Kansas, Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Minor in Physics

In addition to majoring in physics, you can major in mathematics. Through this course of study, you can explore connections between the various areas of mathematics and other liberal arts courses. Many physics and math majors choose to double major or create a personalized major. This option allows you to customize your education and focus your attention and research interests in specific and meaningful directions. Other unique aspects of this program include:

  • You will be prepared for graduate studies or a variety of careers in business and nonprofit organizations;
  • You will be able to collaborate on research projects with other students and professors, broadening your experiences and research backgrounds;
  • Small class sizes and personal attention will allow you to be active in the learning process and enhance the educational experience.

For additional details, view the course catalog.