The physics department provides an education in the fundamental processes of the physical world with thorough study in both the classroom and laboratory.
In addition to the full spectrum of undergraduate coursework, we offer many opportunities to participate in research projects both on and off campus. Qualified students may begin research projects as early as their first year.
Occidental has been identified as an institution with a high rate of female physics majors by the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL).
Kayla Currier ’17, a physics and mathematics double major from San Dimas, is one of the recipients of the 2016 Goldwater scholarship! This scholarship is presented to sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering. The award covers up to $7,500 annually for undergraduate tuition, fees, books and room and board. Kayla intends to earn her doctorate in plasma physics.
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