Physics, M.S. Student Learning Outcomes

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

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

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be prepared for successful professional careers in physics by

  1. Knowledge of the basic principles of physics beyond that associated with baccalaureate study of physics.
  2. Ability to use complex experimental or theoretical techniques to pose and solve problems related to those basic principles.
  3. Tenacity, diligence, and use of specific methodology for the practice of physics.

Methods of Assessment

  • MS Qualifier Exam (1)
  • Thesis/Final paper evaluation (2,3)
  • External review of theses (1-3)
  • Alumni survey (1-3)
  • Employer survey (1-3)

Last Updated

AAE updated August 2021

Contact Us

Accreditation, Assessment and Evaluation
Swen Parson 316

Student Achievement Measure
Back to top