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Engineering Physics Program Objectives and Student Outcomes

The Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Physics (BSEPhys) is offered by the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science. 

Engineering Physics Program Educational Objectives -  Through their careers in engineering or related profession, Pacific graduates are expected to demonstrate the following within a few years of earning their Bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics:

  • Competency in an engineering or science profession via promotion to positions of increasing responsibility, publications, and/or conference presentations
  • Adaptability to new developments in science and technology by successfully completing or pursuing graduate education in engineering or related fields, or participating in professional development and/or industrial training courses

Engineering Physics Student Outcomes - Upon graduation, graduates will have:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as welll as to analyze and interpret data.
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • an understanding of professional and ethical reponsibility.
  • an ability to communicate effectively.
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • clearly defined career objectives, and be able to market themselves via an effective, professional resume and behavior-based interview techniques.

Engineering Physics Program Major Count

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics major count in 2014/15:   25

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics degrees awarded in 2014/15:   3