to the Physics Department at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Physics is the science that seeks simple principles to explain natural
phenomena. Our curriculum introduces students to the principal subfields
mechanics, electromagnetism, thermal physics, optics, and
quantum mechanics and provides the most extensive training
in mathematical and analytical methods of any of the sciences.
Because physics is the foundation upon which all other sciences
and engineering are based, its study provides a strong background
for students who plan careers in areas such as physics, astrophysics,
astronomy, geophysics, oceanography, meteorology, engineering, operations
research, teaching, medicine, and law.
Einstein's Legacy at HWS Day - Tuesday February 22, 2005
In addition to offering a major and a minor program, the physics
department administers a joint-degree program with Columbia University and
the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth. Upon completion
of three years at HWS and two years at an engineering school, a
student will receive a B.S. in engineering from the engineering
school and a either a B.A. or a B.S. from HWS.
The HWS Physics Department is located
in Eaton Hall.
For more Information, Please Contact:
The Physics Department
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY 14456
phone (315) 781-3594
fax (315) 781-3860