Students who major in engineering, physics, and physics/secondary education at Providence College benefit from a strong liberal arts foundation that enhances their scientific studies by strengthening their analytical, critical-thinking, problem solving, and communication skills.
Welcome to the the department of Engineering-Physics-Systems (EPS) at Providence College. The department of EPS offers undergraduate programs designed to prepare individuals for careers in applied science and engineering. The department has a combined engineering program which has affiliations with Columbia University in New York City and Washington University in St. Louis. Applied physics and multidisciplinary courses of study emphasizing systems science leading to a Bachelor of Science degree are also available. For students who are interested in teaching physics at the high school level, a physics/secondary education track that leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree is also available. The department also offers minors in applied physics and systems science. We hope that this site will show you the amazing research opportunities that our students take advantage of and will answer any questions that you may have about our programs.