Physics

General

Program Title

Physics

Degree Designation

BS

Award Type

Baccalaureate

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Students who major in physics learn to observe nature and understand concepts that are the key principles in many other science and engineering fields. Our graduates become problem solvers in a wide variety of industrial and technically sophisticated research and development settings. We also support a program that prepares secondary school teachers. Our distinctive areas include optics, astrophysics, and physics education, and we provide engaging opportunities for student-centered research.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Science and Engineering

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

High School / GED

Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Make inferences and deductions based on knowledge of physics

Outcome

Demonstrate experimental, computational, and laboratory skills

Outcome

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

Outcome

Demonstrate the ability to apply their integrated working knowledge of physics principles to solve problems

Degree Maps

Major Code

1117

Program Code

1879