Jul 13, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

Engineering Physics (B.S.E.)


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College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy

Location: Building-Sundquist Science Center, Room B332
Phone (931) 221-6116
Website: www.apsu.edu/physics

Description of Major

Engineering Physics is the interdisciplinary study of physics, mathematics, and engineering with a particular emphasis on developing advanced techniques to solve complex, real-world problems. Engineering physicists are best suited to applying new technologies to problems in engineering design and manufacturing where established mechanical or electrical engineering approaches are inadequate. Engineering physics includes design as an element of the curriculum, much like an engineering program, while also requiring more advanced physics than a typical engineering degree.  Engineering physicists typically work in high-tech industrial and manufacturing settings on teams with engineers and engineering technologists to solve real-world design and implementation problems. The EP degree does not require a minor, though a mathematics minor is suggested (3 additional hours in mathematics at the 3000 or higher level required for a mathematics minor). All upper-level physics and engineering and courses (3000 or higher) require prerequisites to be passed with a grade of C or better for registration.

General Education Core



  Credit Hours
see Common Core   41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1

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