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Bachelor of Science
Physics: Engineering (B.S.)
The physics engineering emphasis focuses on applying physics in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering. Graduates with this emphasis often pursue a M.S. or Ph.D. in materials science or engineering and are hired to work in a range of rewarding high tech fields.
Physics students learn about rotational forces in a lab.
Student Success in Mind
The Physics Department offers students a solid foundation in both classical and modern physics. Engineering emphasis students take an additional 12 credits in either mechanical or electrical engineering courses.

Faculty are always on hand to help guide students throughout their coursework and experiences on campus. Courses are specifically designed to allow for the maximum interaction possible to help students get to know the faculty on a more personal level. Students have the chance to be mentored towards a future career path that will be best suited and rewarding to them.
"The faculty are very invested in the success of the students. They are kind and understanding and encourage them to be the best that they can be."

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Physics, with an emphasis in Engineering, have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems. It is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering disciplines.
Electrical Engineer
Electrical engineering is a professional engineering discipline that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Electrical engineers work in a very wide range of industries and the skills required are likewise variable.
Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Physics and Engineering, start with one of the following major-specific courses

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