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School of physics - Learning goals

The program in Physics at Free University plays a central role in the university's mission of educating students to succeed in an increasingly technological, highly complex society. The four-year undergraduate program provides a solid foundation leading to a B.S. degree in Physics. It offers an innovative curriculum in a top-notch learning environment: small class sizes, hands-on laboratories, personal input from faculty, and opportunities to engage in research under the guidance of faculty researchers who are leaders in their fields. The program exposes students to both traditional and cutting-edge areas of physics: astrophysics and general relativity, condensed-matter physics, and particle physics. The degree provides a sound basis either for entering graduate school or for pursuing a variety of careers in various sectors.