Undergraduate Programs

Physics Student Learning Outcomes

  1.  Acquire a basic understanding of physical principles and their applications at a level appropriate to the student’s intended academic path.
  2. Develop a basic mastery of the skills necessary to undertake scientific inquiry, including graphical and statistical analysis of data, computational proficiency, mathematical competency and the use of a computer.
  3. Develop critical thinking and analytical skills as well as mastery of problem-solving techniques.
  4. Learn to communicate physics effectively both orally and in various written formats and to read physics material at various levels.
  5. Consider the ethical responsibilities of a physicist to society.
  6. Consider the history and philosophy of physics and its relationship to other intellectual disciplines.
  7. Appreciate and value God’s world as revealed through the study of physics.