Do you like to get lost in the stars or try to figure out why objects move the way they do through time and space? Are you curious about electrons, laser holograms, computer chips, electronic gadgets, satellites, radios, or superconducting magnets? The physics program at Central College helps you explore the physics behind them.

The physics department at Central College prepares students for industrial jobs, graduate school and research, teaching, engineering jobs in governmental organizations and other technical areas. Graduates have gone on to become engineers, physicists, teachers and researchers. Interested in engineering? Central also offers a pre-engineering program.