What You Will Learn
Student Learning Objectives
Our Curriculum

B.S. Physical Science

  • Students completing the baccalaureate program will be able to demonstrate competency and understanding of the basic concepts found in astronomy, physics, chemistry, meteorology, and geology.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will be able to utilize the scientific method for formal investigation and to demonstrate competency with experimental methods that are used to discover and verify the concepts related to content knowledge.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will demonstrate skills necessary for conducting research related to content knowledge and laboratory skills.
  • Six months after graduation, graduates will find work in a science or technology field or a related discipline, or be attending a professional school.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will be able to produce and present activities associated with the discipline effectively oral and written communication.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will have acquired the ability to conduct experiments with appropriate controls and be able to function effectively in a scientific laboratory setting.

B.S. Physics

  • Students completing the baccalaureate program will be able to demonstrate competency and understanding of the basic concepts found in core physics courses mechanics, quantum mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism and modern physics.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will be able to utilize the scientific method for formal investigation and to demonstrate competency with experimental methods that are used to discover and verify the concepts related to content knowledge.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will demonstrate skills necessary for conducting research related to content knowledge and laboratory skills.
  • Six months after graduation, graduates will find work in a science or technology field or a related discipline, or be attending a professional school.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will have acquired the analytical, mathematical, and computer skills necessary for solving problems that are related to objectives (1) and (2).
  • Baccalaureate graduates will be able to produce and present activities associated with the discipline effectively through oral and written communication.

B.S. Nuclear Physics

  • Students completing the baccalaureate program will be able to demonstrate competency and understanding of the basic concepts found in core physics courses mechanics, quantum mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism and modern physics.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will be able to utilize the scientific method for formal investigation and to demonstrate competency with experimental methods that are used to discover and verify the concepts related to content knowledge.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will demonstrate skills necessary for conducting research related to content knowledge and laboratory skills.
  • Six months after graduation, graduates will find work in a science or technology field or a related discipline, or be attending a professional school.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will have acquired the analytical, mathematical, and computer skills necessary for solving problems that are related to objectives (1) and (2).
  • Baccalaureate graduates will be able to produce and present activities associated with the discipline effectively through oral and written communication.

B.S. Engineering Physics

  • Students completing the baccalaureate program will be able to demonstrate competency and understanding of the basic concepts found in physics.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will be able to utilize the scientific method for formal
    investigation and to demonstrate competency with experimental methods that are used to discover and verify the concepts related to content knowledge.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will demonstrate skills necessary for conducting research related to content knowledge and laboratory skills.
  • Baccalaureate graduates will have found employment in their field or related area or continue in a professional school.
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