Graduate Learning Outcomes

The overall student learning outcomes for the Graduate Program in Applied Physics: 

  1. The student will develop broad knowledge of physics principles and their application to current technology problems.
  2. The student will develop detailed knowledge of current management practices.
  3. The student will develop expert knowledge in one of two focus areas: (1) Materials Science/Nanotechnology, or (2) Optics/Optical Instrumentation.
  4. The student will develop the skills needed to conduct research in their chosen focus area in either the industrial or academic setting.