Physics Program at Ball State University

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Physics Program

The physics degree program at Ball State University instructs students on the scientific study of matter and energy, as well as the testing and formulation of laws that govern the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Students who graduate the physics degree program may follow a career path in ecology, healthcare, archaeology, and more. Course instruction includes classes in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, and more. Get more details below including other Indiana colleges that offer physics program.

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Students Enrolled in the Physics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Ball State University has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree7
Master's Degree7

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male8
Female6

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic1
White9

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Physics program at Ball State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

Physicists

Description

Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, physicists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.2% from 2010 to 2020

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Physics Programs in Indiana

Physics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Anderson University

Anderson, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Taylor University

Upland, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Earlham College

Richmond, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Butler University

Indianapolis, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M)

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Manchester College

North Manchester, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Physics (C,B)

Wabash College

Crawfordsville, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 63 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)

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