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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Physics, B.S.

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Requirements for the major in engineering physics, B.S. program

The program in engineering physics is offered jointly by the School of Engineering and Computer Science and the College of Arts and Sciences. This program blends the pure and applied, the theoretical and practical aspects of scientific knowledge into a meaningful educational experience. Through the university’s cooperative education program, engineering physics students may opt to combine a relevant work experience with their formal education. To earn the degree of Bachelor of Science with a major in engineering physics, students must complete a minimum of 128 credits, demonstrate writing proficiency (see Undergraduate degree requirements) and meet the following requirements:

General education – 24 credits

Another course in physics in addition to any required in options below, chosen from

Professional options – 12 credits

The following two options are offered as typical. Select 12 credits from one of these. Students with different interests can construct different options in consultation with the program coordinators.

Free electives – 4-6 credits

May be used to satisfy writing requirement.

128 total credits

Performance requirements

In addition to the previously stated requirements, satisfactory completion of the program requires an average grade of at least 2.00 in the engineering and computer science courses and also in the mathematics and science courses taken to meet program requirements.

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