Previous IU South Bend Campus Bulletins

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Pictured | Henry P. Scott, PhD | University of California, Santa Cruz, 2001 | Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy; and Professor of Physics and Astronomy


Henry P. Scott, PhD | Chair

Northside Hall 355 | (574) 520-4467 |

  • Professors | J. Hinnefeld, Levine, Lynker, Schimmrigk, Scott (Chair)
  • Senior Lecturer | Borntrager
  • Faculty Emeritus | Zimmerman
  • Chief Technician | Nate

About Physics

The department offers courses in physics, astronomy, and geology, and serves three broad groups of students:

  • those majoring in physics with plans to either enter graduate school in physics, astronomy (or a related field), or to make a career in industry
  • those majoring in other natural sciences, science education, or engineering technology
  • those majoring in non-technical disciplines who wish to learn an additional physical science

Undergraduate Degrees Offered

Minor Offered

Course Descriptions

Astronomy AST | Physics PHYS | Geology GEOL

Academic Bulletins

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2023-2024 Campus Bulletin
2022-2023 Campus Bulletin
2021-2022 Campus Bulletin
2020-2021 Campus Bulletin
2019-2020 Campus Bulletin
2018-2019 Campus Bulletin
2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

Please be aware that the PDF is formatted from the webpages; some pages may be out of order.