Department of Physics

The Department of Physics covers the broad fundamentals necessary for a career as a physicist, whether in industry or in education, and for graduate study in Physics and many related fields. The Department offers a BSc in Physics and a minor that provides basic courses to provide students with a firm background in Physics.

The Degrees We Offer
BSc in Physics Bacc + 3 91 Credits
Teaching Diploma in Physics Bacc + 1 after BSc 21 Credits

Minors We Offer
The Department of Physics offers a Minor in Physics for students to gain valuable information from our courses while completing their primary area of study.

Minor in Physics 18 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Physics

Program Objectives

  1. Provide students with a broad, sound and extensive knowledge of the fundamental concepts of Physics

  2. Gain an insight into physical phenomena and processes

  3. Develop an understanding of the power of Physics to deal with problems related to technology and the environment

  4. Qualitatively analyze and provide solutions to problems

  5. Prepare students for teaching and/or research positions in colleges, universities, laboratories and research centers

  6. Gain effective communication skills both verbally and in writing

  7. Help students attain their full academic potential by encouraging them to be critically receptive to new ideas

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. A thorough knowledge of the basic fields of physics, including mechanics, optics, relativity, electricity and magnetism, classical and quantum mechanics

  2. A thorough knowledge of mathematics to facilitate the manipulation and description of physical problems

  3. The ability to use this knowledge to assess and solve real physics problems

  4. Demonstrate the ability to present clear and logical arguments

  5. Develop efficient analytical thinking skills

  6. Write and speak using professional norms

  7. Organize and carry out long and complex physics problems and suggest reasonable solutions

  8. Use basic laboratory data analysis techniques to represent data graphically and to assess it statistically by treating errors and uncertainties

  9. Apply scientific and technical knowledge and skills to other disciplines and areas of study

  10. Become aware of the impact of physics in social, economic, and environmental issues

  11. Gain the motivation for life-long learning and research.

After Graduation
The multidisciplinary nature of any degree in Science provides science graduates with the vital skill of multitasking and the ability to look at life’s problems from various angles. The potential fields of employment such as Biomedical Physics, Electromagnetism, Mechanical Physics, Nuclear Physics, Optical Physics, Thermal Physics, Radiotherapy Physics, Telecommunication, Industrial Electronics, Energy Physics, Electronics, High Energy Physics, Astronomy, Aerodynamics, Acoustics and Education represent a small fraction of the possibilities for graduates from our department.