Students planning to do graduate work in physics should follow requirements for the Major.
desiring careers as professional physicists in industry, or in
eventually pursuing graduate work in engineering or related fields,
should follow requirements listed under one of the options under Area
of Concentration in Applied Physics. Students interested in a career in
secondary science teaching with a major in physics will find the
requirements listed in the catalog under "Physical Science Teaching."
The student will:
1. Have an understanding of the core concepts of physics.
2. Develop analytical skills and learning techniques to enable learning new areas of physics.
3. Read and understand technical literature and present oral reports.
4. Be able to function in a laboratory setting to both analyze data and write reports.
5. Be able to apply basic principles of physics in a problem solving situation such as carrying out a technical project.
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