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College Catalog 2016-2017 
College Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics (B.S.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for Physics:

Students will be able to:

  • Apply basic and advanced principles of mathematics and science.

  • Design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

  • Identify, formulate, and solve physics problems.

  • Understand and commit to professional and ethical responsibility.

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Understand the impact of physics in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

  • Recognize the need for, and engage in life-long learning and professional growth.

  • Understand modern physics and other contemporary issues.

  • Use the techniques, skills, and modern physics tools necessary for the practice of physics.

The Physics major provides baseline preparation either for graduate school or for the technical job market.

Physics majors may substitute PHY 200  for one of their Natural and Physical Science Core courses. Engineering and Physics students must earn a C- or better in ALL prerequisite Engineering and Physics courses to continue in the major.

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