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Physics: Applied Mechanics Emphasis, BS


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This major is administered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy .

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completing a Physics degree from UWSP, you will be able to: 

  1. Integrate critical thinking, mathematical skills, and principles of theoretical and applied physics to explain and solve problems related to physical processes
  2. Investigate a physics problem by conducting an experiment, collecting data, analyzing results, determining uncertainties, and drawing justifiable conclusions
  3. Communicate effectively within the profession through clear writing and oral presentation


Consists of a minimum of 61 credits.

Note: Required courses marked ** below have Math prerequisites. Depending on your placement score, additional courses may be required.

Internship, 6 credits


Note


Enrollment caps are in effect for those seeking the physics major with applied mechanics emphasis. Please contact the Department of Physics and Astronomy  early for entrance requirements and application procedures.

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