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Baker science majors get more hands-on experience in one year than many students at larger universities get in their entire college careers.
Physics students are well prepared for summer internships in engineering, nuclear energy and technology fields. Students also participate in National Science Foundation research projects across the country.
Physics students are encouraged to conduct original research with a faculty member and present results at regional, national and even international conferences.
Small classes allow you to interact and connect with your professors
The new Ivan L. Boyd Center for Collaborative Science Education features state-of-the-art technology, extensive lab space and comfy spots for studying.
Bachelor's Degree in Physics
Physics: Teach, Build, Research, Explore
At Baker you will get more hands-on experience in one year than many students at larger universities get in their entire college careers. Our small classes, state-of-the art equipment and balance between theory and experiment result in distinguished, talented graduates.
Your involvement is limited only by your desire to explore and learn.
Physics is a natural major for students following the preengineering partnership consisting of three years at Baker and two years at either the University of Kansas, University of Missouri at Kansas City or Washington University in St. Louis.
Preparation for Grad School
Recent graduates have gone on to:
Preparation for Career