Physics And Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers B.S. and B.A. degrees in physics, a minor in physics, and a variety of courses for non-majors in physics, astronomy, and geology. Students interested in pursuing an engineering degree can begin their studies at IU South Bend in this department.

Our faculty is made up of talented and dedicated teachers and scholars, who value the close interaction with students and colleagues found at IU South Bend. Physics majors and other interested students have the opportunity to carry out research projects of their own design or participate in the ongoing research of the department's faculty.

View our Programs                                    Observatory Events

Current students

Already a Physics and Astronomy student? These resources are just for you.

Current Student Resources

Scholarships

Scholarships can play a very important part in making your college education affordable and attainable. We encourage you to begin your search for scholarships early, pay close attention to deadlines and ask questions along the way.

View available scholarships

Interested in becoming a Physics and Astronomy Student?

Take the first step