Optics

General

Program Title

Optics

Degree Designation

MIN

Award Type

Minor

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

The optics discipline links physics, engineering, chemistry, and materials science. The Optics Minor is an interdisciplinary technical minor which connects science and engineering. It is designed to serve a wide range of students in technical disciplines such as physics, mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, electrical engineering, and chemistry. The minor emphasizes problem-solving and hands-on laboratory skills underscored by a strong foundation in optics theory.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Science and Engineering

Status

Active

Required GPA for graduation

2

Number of credits in program

30

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Make inferences and deductions based on knowledge of optics.

Outcome

Demonstrate experimental, computational and laboratory skills.

Outcome

Communicate ideas and processes of physics clearly and precisely, orally and in writing.

Degree Maps

Major Code

3012

Program Code

3012.01