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Applied Physics

The Department of Engineering-Physics-Systems offers a cross-disciplinary program in applied physics that combines the traditional physics program with courses in systems science.  The program builds skills in problem solving, planning, and technical management while preparing students for a variety of career and/or graduate study options.

Career possibilities for applied physics majors include:

  • medicine
  • law
  • forensics
  • technical writer
  • data analyst
  • statistician
  • research


A major is offered in applied physics which leads to the bachelor of science degree. In addition, the College offers a major in physics/secondary education which leads to the bachelor of arts degree.

A minor in applied physics is available.

For a listing of course descriptions and degree requirements, please see the course catalog.

Bachelor of Science


contact us

Location: Sowa Hall 239
Phone: 401-865-2164
Fax: 401-865-1438

Dr. Theresa A. Moreau
Assistant Professor of Physics
Engineering/Physics/Systems Department Chair

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