What You Will Learn
What Is The Engineering Physics Degree?
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics is housed within the College of Natural
& Health Sciences. This program is designed to provide highly technical skills alongside
the theoretical knowledge to be successful in a variety of industries. Students in
this program are also prepared to pursue graduate studies in either Physics or Engineering.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Fundamental understanding of nature in terms of motion, forces, energy, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics and relativity.
- Problem-solving skills and advanced mathematical and laboratory techniques that can be applied in a wide variety of fields.
- Presentation of research findings and participation in the scientific community.
- Engineering-specific approaches and techniques.
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- American Institute of Physics
- Society of Physics Students
- American Center for Physics
- Board on Physics and Astronomy
- National Society of Professional Engineers
- Society of Women Engineers
Additional resources specifically for Tech students:
- Physics Club
- Arkansas Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
- ATU Astronomical Observatory
- ATU Meteorological Station
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
Engineering Physicists are employed in both engineering and physics fields. Industry
jobs are available in fields including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering,
materials science, optics, acoustics and nuclear physics. In addition, graduates may
work in government agencies such as NASA, the Office of Naval Research or the Department
Where Can I Get More Information About The Engineering Physics Degree?
For more information about the Engineering Physics degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Natural & Applied Sciences catalog.