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Engineering Physics course catalog


Advisor: JOSHUA DYER, Assistant Professor (Physics)
B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., Michigan State University

The major in engineering physics combines coursework in fundamental physics with specialized courses in applied physics and engineering. The major is intended for students interested in participating in our 3-2 engineering program or working in engineering or industry after graduation from Augustana.

MAJOR IN ENGINEERING PHYSICS 28-31 credits, including PHYS-170, PHYS-201, PHYS-202, PHYS-203, PHYS-301, PHYS-350, PHYS-351, PHYS-352, PHYS-370, PHYS-420 or PHYS-421, and either PHYS-320 and PHYS-322, or PHYS-308 and PHYS-311,or CHEM-123 and CHEM-311. Sudents will also take one elective class from: CHEM-312, CHEM-361, PHYS-308,PHYS-311, PHYS-313, PHYS-316, PHYS-320, PHYS-322, PHYS-360, PHYS-390, and PHYS-401.

Required Supporting Courses (15 credits): CHEM-121, CHEM-122, MATH-219, MATH-220, and MATH-221

The above sequence involves a selection of one of three engineering tracks: chemical,mechanical, or electrical. A student interested in mechanical or civil engineering would take PHYS-320, PHYS-322, students interested in electrical or computer engineering would take PHYS-308 and PHYS-311, while students interested in chemical engineering would take CHEM-123 and CHEM-311

Students may NOT major in both Engineering Physics and Physics (11-12-09.)

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Some departments may have additional grade requirements for the courses offered within their department. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.

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