Furthering Our Physical World

Are you interested in exploring the mysteries of our world and universe? Consider the Physics program at Ashland University.

As the foundation of all other sciences, physics covers everything from the universe’s largest galaxies to the tiniest subatomic particles. Ashland University’s Physics program allows you explore the fundamental scientific challenges of our day in order to make an impact in our changing world.

Contact Us

Department Chair

Dr. Paul Hyman
Associate Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology and Toxicology
319, Kettering Science Building
419.207.6309
phyman@ashland.edu

Administrative Assistant

Brenda Rodeback
Administrative Assistant
221, Kettering Science Building
419.289.5261
brodebac@ashland.edu

Curriculum

Brochures, Course Rotations

Each department provides information specific to its majors and programs to help ensure you choose exactly which major is right for you. Use the supplemental material below to assist you in finding a major that most interests you. Current Undergraduate Catalog

Department Course Rotations (CHEM, GEOL, PHYS)

2019-2020 Academic Year

Physical Science Education, B.S.Ed. Four-Year Guide
Physics, B.S. Four-Year Guide

2018-2019 Academic Year

Physical Science Education Four-Year Guide
Physics Four-Year Guide

2017-2018 Academic Year

Physical Science Education Four-Year Guide
Physics Four-Year Guide

2016-2017 Academic Year

Physical Science Education, B.S.Ed. Four-Year Guide
Physics, B.S. Four-Year Guide

2015-2016 Academic Year

Physical Science Education, B.S.Ed. Four-Year Guide
Physics, B.S. Four-Year Guide

Scholarship

NSF S-STEM Scholarships

Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the "Science Scholars Program” allows students pursing undergraduate degrees in a natural science discipline to receive scholarship and academic support designed to engage, retain, and graduate academically talented students. The program provides renewable scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $10,000 annually.

NSF

Contact Us

Contact Us

Department Chair

Dr. Paul Hyman
Associate Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology and Toxicology
319, Kettering Science Building
419.207.6309
phyman@ashland.edu

Administrative Assistant

Brenda Rodeback
Administrative Assistant
221, Kettering Science Building
419.289.5261
brodebac@ashland.edu

Curriculum

Curriculum

Brochures, Course Rotations

Each department provides information specific to its majors and programs to help ensure you choose exactly which major is right for you. Use the supplemental material below to assist you in finding a major that most interests you. Current Undergraduate Catalog

Department Course Rotations (CHEM, GEOL, PHYS)

2019-2020 Academic Year

Physical Science Education, B.S.Ed. Four-Year Guide
Physics, B.S. Four-Year Guide

2018-2019 Academic Year

Physical Science Education Four-Year Guide
Physics Four-Year Guide

2017-2018 Academic Year

Physical Science Education Four-Year Guide
Physics Four-Year Guide

2016-2017 Academic Year

Physical Science Education, B.S.Ed. Four-Year Guide
Physics, B.S. Four-Year Guide

2015-2016 Academic Year

Physical Science Education, B.S.Ed. Four-Year Guide
Physics, B.S. Four-Year Guide

Scholarship

Scholarship

NSF S-STEM Scholarships

Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the "Science Scholars Program” allows students pursing undergraduate degrees in a natural science discipline to receive scholarship and academic support designed to engage, retain, and graduate academically talented students. The program provides renewable scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $10,000 annually.

NSF

What to Expect in the Physics Program

Science has played an integral role in the development of Internet, cell phones, lasers, photovoltaic cells, and other innovations that have revolutionized our world. In the Physics program at Ashland University, you’ll be provided with countless opportunities to explore scientific challenges like these and more. You’ll undertake research projects alongside experienced professors that could impact both your future and that of our world.

Physics Program Benefits

Ashland University’s complete curriculum and small class sizes provide you with the ideal environment for an exceptional scientific career, whether you’re looking to teach physics at a high school level or further your studies in graduate school.

Other program benefits include:

  • Personal attention from professors in small class settings
  • Close collaboration with quality professors on classroom, laboratory, and research projects
  • Excellent preparation for graduate school

In addition, the Physics program is well-equipped with both Windows and Sun Workstations for modeling physical and chemical phenomena for exceptional hands-on experience.

Physics Career Outlook

Average Career Salary

$117,220

Average Career Growth

This career is expected to increase by 14 percent by 2026, which is faster than the career average

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