Physics & Astronomy

Department Chair: Michael Carini

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is located on "top of the hill" on WKU's campus in the Kelly Thompson Complex for Science, Center Wing. There are approximately 50-60 enrolled students progressing toward a B.S. in Physics, and 5-10 graduate students. In addition to courses provided for majors, the department offers a wide array of service courses ranging from algebra-based college physics to biophysics and astronomy.

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Physics & Astronomy Faculty Publications

Physics & Astronomy Student Honors Theses

Physics & Astronomy Theses