Feb 21, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Engineering Physics, BS


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Introduction

The Engineering Physics Major prepares students for careers in science, engineering, and technology industries. Students will benefit from innovative teaching methods with an emphasis on active classroom experiences. Learn in cutting-edge environments, guided by the best ideas from leading physics education researchers. Enjoy a learn-by-doing approach that begins with a first year introductory physics class taught without formal lectures and continues in upper-division courses where students work on sophisticated, open-ended projects culminating in the senior-year design capstone project.

Program Details


Program Learning Outcomes

  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

  • an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

  • an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

  • an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

  • an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

  • an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

  • an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Program Length

Four years for a complete BS degree, two years for students transferring in with an AAOT degree.  Program length may vary depending upon the student’s course load and academic progress.

Undergraduate Admission


Undergraduate Admission Requirements  

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