Engineering Physics

Offered jointly by the Physics Department of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Engineering Physics majors can concentrate in either Electrical, Materials Science, or Mechanical Engineering. Students choose the college/school that they wish to graduate from and must satisfy the course requirements of either the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences or the School of Engineering to complete their degree.

Engineering Physics majors are required to complete the following: CHEM 1128Q or 1148Q; PHYS 2300, 2501W, 3101, 3201, 3202, and 3401; MATH 2110Q, 2410Q, and 3410.


Electrical Engineering

ECE 2001, 3101, 3111, 3201, 3223, 3225 (or PHYS 4150), 4111 or 4112, 4211, 4901, and 4902; CSE 2300W; MATH 2210Q; PHYS 3300; STAT 3345Q; Elective courses (four credits).

Mechanical Engineering

ME 2233, 2234, 3220, 3227, 3242, 3250, 3253, 4972, and 4973W; CE 2110, 3110; STAT 3345Q; ME elective courses (six credits); PHYS elective courses (six credits).

Materials Science and Engineering

MSE 2001, 2002, 2053, 3001, 3002, 3003, 3004, 3055 and 3056, 4003, 4901W, and 4902W; PHYS 4150 and 4210; MSE elective courses (nine credits); Physics elective courses (three credits).

The professional requirements and electives are specified in the Engineering Physics Guide to Course Selection.

The Engineering Physics undergraduate program educational objectives are that our alumni/ae: contribute to current and future scientific and technological developments in the areas of physics and electrical, mechanical and materials science engineering; excel in engineering and physics careers and responsible citizenship in industry, government, academia and other professional practices; and engage in professional development or graduate education to pursue flexible career paths.

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