Physics Overview & Features

Mission Statement

The mission of the Physics Department is to provide, to the best of our abilities and resources, in the liberal arts tradition of Hillsdale College, a physics ". . . education outstanding among American colleges." We strive to develop in our students a knowledge of the basic laws of nature and their physical environment. We seek to cultivate their skills and abilities as applied to physics and by extension for general use. We intend to nurture in our students a scientific attitude, and to give them the basic theoretical and experimental skills necessary for a scientific career.