Want to know the meaning of it all? From studying the laws of motion to unraveling the theories of  space and time, the physics department at Furman University will help you explore the mysteries of the universe.
Emphasizing instruction in an increasingly vital field, we provide a wide range of courses and undergraduate research opportunities in cutting-edge facilities. The result is a remarkable graduation rate that produces more physicists than many of the largest institutions in the United States. With a physics degree from Furman, you'll be recruited for positions in engineering, medicine, law, electrical contracting and academics.
  • 5

    Introductory physics courses

  • 19

    Courses for majors

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    Diameter in feet of Timmons Planetarium


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