The Bachelor of Science in Physics program allows students to pursue careers in teaching, research, and development, or to go on for further graduate study. All instruction is provided by full-time faculty in small classes, affording many opportunities for close personal contact between students and instructors. All advanced undergraduate courses are given in the evening, allowing students to complete studies on either a full- or part-time basis. Faculty members are actively engaged in research projects which offer exciting opportunities for student participation. Also, faculty members offer assistance to students pursuing projects on their own.

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the bachelor of science in Physics and the courses offered toward the degree.

Physics, B.S.

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Physics at (773) 442-6050 or

Physics Department Homepage

For information about earning a license to teach Physics at the high school level, contact Vanessa King,, or Katy Smith,, in the Goodwin College of Education.

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Northeastern Illinois University is home to students from all corners of the world and is one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation. Our small class sizes, flexible schedules and dedicated faculty can help you succeed in your studies.

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