Physics Programs at Rollins

Learn more about the physics major and minor at Rollins College.

Multidimensional Discipline

Physics faculty and students in the Department of Physics focus on a variety of areas, from experimental and theoretical studies of musical instruments to galaxy formation and planetary evolution.

Physics Major & Minor

Physics is the study of the fundamental behavior of the natural world. Physicists seek to understand nature at the most basic level in order to establish an experimental and theoretical foundation for scientific knowledge. At Rollins College, faculty and students in the Department of Physics focus on a variety of areas including experimental and theoretical studies of musical instruments, galaxy formation, planetary evolution, physical acoustics, ultrasonic spectroscopy, and computational atomic scattering.

Physics Course Catalogue
Physics Major & Minor Maps

Pre-Engineering Program

The cooperative pre-engineering plan at Rollins College provides students with the opportunity to combine a three-year, well-rounded program in the liberal arts and sciences at Rollins with two years of professional academic work in engineering at one of the cooperative institutions: Columbia University, Washington University in St. Louis, Auburn University, and Case Western Reserve University. Learn More

Department of Physics
Rollins College
1000 Holt Avenue – 2743
Winter Park, FL 32789
T. 407.646.2223