Department of Physics

Dive into the world of physics

Mercer University’s Physics Department provides an opportunity for you to pursue a major or minor in Physics. You will gain invaluable knowledge that will help you thrive in your future career. Throughout your time at Mercer, you will complete research projects with the guidance of your physics professors that will prepare you for real-world experiences in your chosen field. Coupled with your knowledge and outside of the classroom experiences, you will be an invaluable asset in your physics-related career.

Majors and minors

  • Physics (major and minor) — You may pursue a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree as a physics major and study a wide range of areas such as universal mysteries, special relativity, interference phenomenon, descriptive astronomy, and quantum statistics.