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Welcome to the Colorado College Physics Department

Physics is the study of matter and energy and the properties that govern them.

Regardless of whether you're interested in majoring in physics or just taking a few introductory courses to satisfy your curiosity, the physics department at Colorado College offers a diverse selection of courses to fit anybody's needs. Feel free to stop by to ask a few questions, engage a professor in deep philosophical discussions, or grab a few snacks from the department office. Our door is always open!

Scheduling for Physics Major

Choosing your first physics course

Are you wondering if you should major in Physics but don't know where to start? Take a look at this flowchart to see what classes you should consider.

Our program offers a variety of concentrations for those who have an interest in other fields. Take a look at our brochure to see the options we offer in our program!

What's New This School Year

Summer Block Special

Physics Department Summer Half Block

Intro to Architectural Engineering: Designing for a Modern Grid, Energy Efficiency, Sustainability, and Resiliency

From June 2nd to 11th


Contact Information

Colorado College
14 East Cache La Poudre Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone: (719) 389-6577
Fax: (719) 389-6322

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