Physics, B.S. Student Learning Outcomes

College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major Physics
Degree B.S.
Date Revised January 2020

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be prepared for success in these endeavors through:

  1. Knowledge of the basic principles of physics.
  2. Familiarity with the use and design of equipment to make physical measurements, and development of the skills and knowledge necessary to aggregate and analyze the data from such measurements.
  3. Appropriate attitudes central to the practice of physics, including diligence, tenacity, and an appreciation for the scientific methodology used in posing and solving problems in physics.

Methods of Assessment

  • Entry and Exit Exams in First-Year Physics (1)
  • Observation during intermediate laboratory course (2,3)
  • Senior capstone course (1-3)
  • Alumni survey (1-3)
  • Employer survey (1-3)

Last Updated

AAE updated August 2021

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