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Program Objectives

Bachelor of Science

Students who complete one of the undergraduate programs will have:

  1. The knowledge to successfully enter and complete programs of graduate study in one of several engineering fields as well as in physics.
  2. The skills to be able to function as productive, qualified engineering professionals in areas where traditional science and engineering disciplines overlap.
  3. An awareness of the importance of continued professional development.

Master of Science in Physics

The objective of the master’s degree program in Physics is to produce graduates that have the ability to enter the workforce and perform as productive, professional, ethically-aware scientists. A student who successfully completes a master’s degree in Physics will possess the following:

  1. Sufficient knowledge in the core fields of Physics.
  2. The ability to assimilate and synthesize existing knowledge in a specialized subfield of Physics and to critically analyze and evaluate research, their own and that of others, in this field.
  3. The ability to make a scholarly contribution within a specialized subfield of Physics in a timely fashion.
  4. The ability to communicate science both verbally and in writing.
  5. Knowledge concerning the ethical standards for scientific endeavors and the reporting of research results.

Master of Science in Engineering Physics

The objective of the master’s degree program in Engineering Physics is to produce graduates that have the ability to enter the workforce and perform as productive, professional, ethically-aware professionals in areas where traditional science and engineering disciplines overlap.

A student who successfully completes a master’s degree in Engineering Physics will possess the following:

  1. Sufficient knowledge in the core fields of Engineering Physics.
  2. The ability to assimilate and synthesize existing knowledge in a specialized subfield of Engineering Physics and to critically analyze and evaluate research, their own and that of others, in this field.
  3. The ability to make a scholarly contribution within a specialized subfield of Engineering Physics in a timely fashion.
  4. The ability to communicate science and engineering both verbally and in writing.
  5. Knowledge concerning the ethical standards for science and engineering endeavors and the reporting of research results.

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics

The objective of the doctor of philosophy program in Physics is to produce graduates that have the ability to enter the workforce and perform as productive, professional, ethically-aware physicists that are prepared for creative leadership roles in research and education. A student who successfully completes a doctor of philosophy in Physics will possess the following:

  1. Mastery of knowledge in the core field of Physics.
  2. The ability to assimilate and synthesize existing knowledge of Physics and to critically analyze and evaluate research.
  3. The ability to create knowledge by making an original scholarly contribution in Physics in a timely fashion.
  4. The ability to communicate science both verbally and in writing.
  5. Knowledge concerning the ethical standards for scientific endeavors and the reporting of research results.