Consistent with the missions of Notre Dame University-Louaize, the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy (DPA), the Bachelor of Science in Physics degree program at the DPA is designed to provide physics majors with a comprehensive education, equipping them for future endeavors in graduate studies, research, industry, or education.
Program Educational Objectives
Within three to five years after obtaining a BS in Physics from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Notre Dame University-Louaize, the typical graduate will be expected to achieve one or more of the following:
- 1.Go on to graduate studies and succeed in producing new knowledge as demonstrated in publications.
- 2.Be a successful physics schoolteacher as demonstrated in promotions and/or caliber of school he/she is working at.
- 3.Be successful in industry as demonstrated in promotions, and/or caliber of companies he/she works for.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon graduation, students will be able to:
- 1.Demonstrate proficiency of a given body of knowledge and skills in physics and be well prepared for professional careers and/or graduate study.
- 2.Develop and demonstrate high-level cognitive thinking skills including critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and integrative thinking.
- 3.Be effective communicators in their field of knowledge (write reports, present findings to peers, and explain physics to the general public).
- 4.Demonstrate ethical values such as integrity and responsibility for the common good.