Learning Outcomes: Physics, BS
Student Learning Outcomes for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Physics
By the completion of their degree program, Physics graduates will be able to:
- Define and use fundamental principles of physics as defined and used by scientists and engineers.
- Identify which fundamental principles should be applied to a specified situation.
- Identify the tools used by scientists and engineers to use fundamental physical principles to solve problems.
- Apply physics problem solving tools to known and novel problems.
- Analyze quantitative and qualitative data.
- Design and execute physics experiments to answer open-ended questions.
- Develop mathematical models to extract physics results from numerical data.
- Communicate verbally and in writing experimental and theoretical results.
- Participate in cooperative groups to design, practice, and communicate physics and physics-related information to themselves and the community.
- Develop physics and mathematics related problem-solving skills through participation in cooperative-learning groups.
- Design and execute physics experiments/research projects in a collaborative setting.
- Document, report, and present experimental results.