Department of Physics & Engineering



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The Physics and Engineering Department at PLNU provides strong programs of study in the fields of Physics and Engineering. Our students are well prepared for graduate studies and careers in scientific and engineering fields. We emphasize a collaborative learning environment which allows students to thrive academically, build personal confidence, and develop interpersonal skills. We provide a Christian environment for students to learn values and judgment, and pursue integration of modern scientific knowledge and Christian faith.

We provide four programs of study:

  • BS degree in Physics
  • BS degree in Engineering Physics, with Emphasis in Mechanics or Electrodynamics
  • BA degree in Physics
  • Minor in Physics