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FAQ

What can I do with a degree in physics?

  • Work in industry
  • Teach physics
  • Become a consultant
  • Go to graduate school in nearly any field

Why choose physics at Roberts Wesleyan?

  • Small class sizes - one on one interaction with professors Strong education Ability to customize education through the Rochester area colleges cross-enrollment program

What are some interesting courses I might take?

  • Classical Mechanics - a course where you learn how objects behave in real world circumstances involving drag, friction and other forces typically neglected in an introductory course.
  • Optics - a course where you learn how light propagates both physically and geometrically, how to split, bend, rotate and detect light using optical devices.

What are RWC graduates doing now?

  • Working at a nuclear power plant in Denver, Colorado 
  • Working as an energy engineer at The United Illuminating Company
  • Self-employed in data analysis and information technology