The Physics curriculum at William Jewell College is designed to provide students with scientific and technical experience, with a strong background in the liberal arts. The liberal arts background insures that students have skills in writing, speaking, and interpersonal relationships that enhance their careers in the sciences and in 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 Christian missions); 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:
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, students can major in mathematics. Through this course of study, students 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 their own majors. This option allows students to customize their education and focus their attention and research interests in specific and meaningful directions. Other unique aspects of this program include:
Students are prepared for many careers in business and not-for-profit organizations, or graduate studies;
Students are able to collaborate on research projects with other students and professors, broadening students’ experiences and research backgrounds;
Small class sizes and personal attention allow students to be active in the learning process and enhance the educational experience.
For additional details, read the course catalog.