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Department of Physics

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Become a physicist at The Citadel.

We are innovators and developers of technology. 

We discover the fundamental laws that describe our universe. 

We solve practical problems for society.

Upcoming Events -

Summer Appied Physics for High School Students, Monday, July 11, 2022
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News- Our majors and our faculty won several awards this academic year!  

Visit our Instagram @CitadelPhysics

LinkedIn Physics at The Citadel group

Get one of our Applied Physics and Innovation Boxes?  This video talks through that mini-project

We are excited that you are here to learn more about our department.  We are a small and close-knit physics community focused on working with undergraduate students.  We offer our students support to grow as scientists and leaders.  Please reach out to Dr. Hank Yochum (, 843-953-6953) if you have any questions about our department or would like to meet to get a tour of our labs.  

We offer a BS in Physics as well as minors in Aerospace Science and Applied Physics.  We offer courses in quantum mechanics, classical mechanics, electrodynamics, optics, electronics, sensors/microcontrollers, astrophysics, meteorology and aerodynamics.  All of our students complete a year long research project. 

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