Assessment of Student Outcomes
Outcome A Apply scientific method to physics
Physics majors will learn to use the scientific method and apply one or
several key principles of physics to analyze and learn about a novel
physical or theoretical system.
Outcome B Foundational understanding of physical principles
Physics majors will demonstrate a foundational understanding of physical principles.
Outcome C Make measurements and analyze errors
Physics majors will learn standard measurement and error-analysis techniques.
Outcome D Use computational techniques
Physics majors will learn to use standard computing technology and key
methods of numerical analysis to analyze scientific data and solve problems.
Outcome E Write scientific reports
Physics majors will learn writing skills appropriate or communication in
Outcome F Deliver scientific presentations
Physics majors will learn to organize and present a scientific presentation.