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  • The Next Generation of Exploration: The NEOCam Mission
    In February of 2014, NASA put out the call for submissions for the thirteenth mission of their Discovery Program. In keeping with the program’s goal of mounting low-cost, highly focused missions to explore the Solar System, the latest program is focused on missions that look beyond Mars to new research goals. On September 30th, 2015, […]
  • Weekly Space Hangout – Oct. 9, 2015: Nobel Prizes, Private Moon Launches & Water on Pluto!
    Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Paul Sutter ( / @PaulMattSutter) Morgan Rehnberg ( / @MorganRehnberg ) Kimberly Cartier (@AstroKimCartier ) Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein / (...)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – Oct. 9, 2015: Nobel Prizes, Private Moon Launches & Water on Pluto! (325 words) © Fraser for Universe Today, 2015. | Permalink […]
  • Awesome Blue Skies and Red Surface Ice Found at Pluto – The Other Red Planet
    Much to the amazement and delight of scientists, the latest findings about Pluto reveal it possesses hazy blue skies and numerous red colored patches of water ice exposed on the surface of a world also now known as “The Other Red Planet.” With each passing day, significant discoveries about Pluto continue piling up higher and […]
Physics Home Curriculum Physics Department Profile

Profile of the Physics Department

The Citadel is a Comprehensive Four Year Undergraduate College offering various Bachelor Degrees and Graduate College offering various Master Degrees.


Physics Major:            Introduction for Physics Majors

                                                 Three semesters (15 hrs) intro physics and lab

                                                 Two semesters of classical mechanics

                                                 Electronics and lab

                                                 Optics and lab

                                                 Mathematical methods in physics

                                                 Two semesters of electrodynamics

                                                 Two semesters of quantum mechanics


                                                 Advanced laboratory

                                                 Advanced or Special Topic

                                                 Three semesters research project

Applied Physics


                                                 Fifteen hours introductory sequence plus nine  hours of applied courses



Information:                  Excellent building and equipment, active research in astronomy, space physics,

                                       high energy physics, and atomic/ condensed-matter physics. 

                                       Military environment in the undergraduate college.

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