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Minor in Physics and Astronomy

The Physics and Astronomy Program at Brevard College allows you to take a comprehensive approach and minor in physics and astronomy simultaneously. In the Physics and Astronomy Minor, you'll explore the world of physics as it applies to the most interesting physical phenomena in the universe.

 

You'll learn to map and analyze celestial objects, from stars in other galaxies to the planets in our very own solar system. You'll also gain critical thinking skills that apply to more than physics and astronomy. These skills will prepare you to succeed in and out of the classroom—and in your profession.

 

Students in the Physics and Astronomy Minor at Brevard College go above and beyond the information found in textbooks. They become problem solvers who are capable of thinking critically about and discussing complex questions about the universe.

 

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What you'll experience in the Physics and Astronomy minor

  • Explore everything from the subnuclear to the cosmological by gaining a foundation in planetary physics, the structure of the cosmos, and more.
  • Explore physics from a comprehensive astronomical perspective.
  • Apply what you’re learning with Brevard’s dedication to experiential academics. With tons of opportunity for immersive fieldwork and research, you’ll be able to interact with your studies.
  • Work with professors one-on-one to explore celestial phenomena thanks to Brevard’s small class sizes.
  • Conduct your own research and learn to analyze and interpret information critically.

Career Opportunities

  • Analyst / Data Scientist
  • Physicist
  • Planetologist
  • Astronomer / technician at a telescope facility
  • Consulting
  • Energy
  • Management
  • Medical physics
  • Meteorology / Climate science

General Science department faculty

3:1

Student to Waterfall Ratio

15

Average
Class Size

703

Students Enrolled

Recognized Honors:

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