Students have extensive research opportunities involving state-of-the-art technology. The physics curriculum at IWU is as much a hands-on, experiment-based investigation as it is a theoretical and mathematical discipline. Elective courses in optics, electronics, imaging, photonics, astrophysics, and materials physics prepare students to work in a variety of fields.
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) lists the Illinois Wesleyan University Physics Department as a top producer of graduates with bachelor's degrees in physics. Read more.