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ARCHIVED 2018-19 CAS Crete Campus Catalog 
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Physics Program Mission

The mission of the Doane University Bachelor of Science in Physics Program is to provide an exceptional physics education integrated with the liberal arts that prepares students of diverse backgrounds for professional scientific or other careers through ethical service and creative intellectual inquiry.

The Doane University Bachelor of Science in Physics Program objectives are to:

  1. Help students pursue professional scientific, engineering, or other careers.
  2. Develop student problem-solving skills that reflect a broad understanding of physics, mathematics, and other sciences.
  3. Develop student ability to work in multicultural and multidiscipline team work environments.
  4. Develop commitment to using education to benefit the lives of other people.

Physics Program Student Outcomes

Upon graduation from the Doane Physics Program with the Bachelor’s degree in physics a student will:

  1. Demonstrate ability to recognize and apply knowledge of mathematics and science.
  2. Demonstrate ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data from experiments.
  3. Demonstrate ability to develop mathematical models of real physical systems.
  4. Demonstrate use of appropriate computational science skills.
  5. Communicate scientific information effectively in both oral and written forms.
  6. Demonstrate an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  7. Recognize and show responsible, professional behavior both as an individual and as a team member.
  8. Achieve the broad education necessary to understand the impact of science in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
  10. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary issues having technological aspects.

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Four-Year Plan

Advising Guide - Physics  

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