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2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Physics

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Physics (PH)

Professor   Nancy Donaldson, Ph.D. (Chair)
   Assistant Professor And Program Director of Engineering   Mark Pecaut, Ph.D.
    Mayuri Perera, Ph.D.
Instructor   Michael McCoy, M.B.A., M.Ed.

An understanding of physical phenomena is essential in all fields of science, engineering, medicine, and technology. It follows that one objective of the physics program is to provide students with a competence and base of knowledge sufficient for their specific requirements. Physics, however, is more than the basic science: it is an art combining techniques (including logical and analytical reasoning, careful observation, experimentation and mathematical model-building) that can be valuable assets in any field of endeavor.

A second objective, then, is to educate the student in the basic art of formulating and solving problems. Finally, the basic theories of physics provide a way of perceiving the natural world. Thus, the ultimate objective of the study of physics is to provide the student with a way to appreciate and engage the world with greater understanding.


    Bachelor of ScienceMinor

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