Physics Department

The St. Olaf Physics Department, in the Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics (FNSM), offers a strong major with excellent undergraduate research opportunities. St. Olaf is one of a small number of 4-year colleges in the U.S. averaging 10 or more Physics graduates per year. In fact, our program has recently grown to over 20 majors per year. One of our introductory sequences is tailored specifically for the interests of students majoring in the life sciences and chemistry, while another intro sequence is geared for students considering a physics major. We also offer an array of courses to introduce aspects of physics and astronomy to general audiences. Please check out the links at the left side of this page to find out more about us.

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Professor Demas/Mario raises awareness for prostate cancer during “No-Shave November”


Summer Research 2013