The Department of Physics is committed to providing high-quality instruction in a student-centered  environment in order to instill students with a strong understanding of physics, and the problem-solving, critical thinking, and computational skills that will prepare them for successful careers.

The Department prides itself on engaging physics majors in faculty-mentored research, with opportunities to develop professional communication skills through presentations at state and national conferences. The Department is a leader in serving the community via outreach events, and promoting enthusiasm for science throughout the West Georgia region.