2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, B.S.


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Program Learning Outcomes


Graduates of the program will demonstrate:

  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex problems by applying principles of science and mathematics.
  • an ability to apply physical principles, mathematical reasoning, and computational techniques 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.
    • Students will effectively communicate complicated technical information in writing.
    • Students will effectively communicate complicated technical information orally.
    • Students will be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and cite information for the task at hand.
  • an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of scientific 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.

Total Lower-Division Units: 33


Total Upper-Division Units: 30


Total Elective Units: 4


Total Units for Degree: 67


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