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The mission of the Department of Physics is to serve the people of the State of Florida and beyond by providing excellent educational experiences in physics and related physical sciences, advancing knowledge in physics through research, and service to the public and our profession. As a primary constituent of a liberal arts education, we seek to foster an appreciation of the physical world and an understanding of the scientific method of inquiry. We aspire to install in our students the principles, motivations, comprehension, and vision to prepare them for careers in physics and related fields, for physics teaching careers, and for intellectual growth throughout their lives.

Please view our 2010-2011 Strategic Plan