Physics

A Timeless Quest

Joanne O'Meara and students measuring the gravitational constant G with the Cavendish experimental setup

With an emphasis on laboratory practice, the honours major in physics covers the fundamentals of mechanics, electromagnetism, and quantum physics, preparing you for more specialized study in your senior years. In your final year, you will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a faculty member performing cutting-edge research in a number of exciting fields of physics.

Program Details

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Co-op Option

Physics (PHYS)

Physics (Co-op) (PHYS:C)

What can I do with an Undergraduate Degree in Physics?

  • Actuary
  • Aerodynamicist
  • Defense Research
  • Logistician
  • Oceanographer
  • Radiographer
  • Radiology
  • Satellite Data Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Quality Control Technician

Get more information about the career possibilities, continuing education options, industries looking to hire in this area and other career information on the Recruit Guelph's Physics webpage.