BSc in Physics

General

Program Description

Mission

The mission of the Bachelor of Science Degree program in Physics is to offer traditional preparation of students for opportunities in graduate study, research, pre-engineering, and employment. There are two concentrations in the Physics degree program: Medical Physics and Pre-Engineering. The curriculum is designed to provide students with a solid foundation and training opportunities in interdisciplinary research areas such as Chemical Physics, Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Material Science, Optics & Lasers, and Engineering.

The Physics program offers several options for obtaining a dual degree (BS/BE). Students may earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering by completing the three-year curriculum at Dillard University and one of the two-year curriculums at the host institution:

  • Columbia University (BS/BE)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (BS/BE)
  • Tulane University (BS/BE)
  • University of New Orleans (BS/BE)

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate preparedness for graduate study and/or entry-level employment.
  • Effectively matriculate in 3-2 Pre-Engineering and Medical Physics program.
  • Demonstrate preparedness for independent study and research through interaction with scholars and experts in their disciplines.
  • Acquire experience through hands-on-training on major research equipment available in the program.

Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Physics

Complete a total of 128 credit hours of coursework for graduation.

Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Physics - Medical Physics

Complete a total of 128 credit hours of coursework for graduation.

Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Physics – Pre-Engineering

Complete a total of 137 credit hours of coursework for graduation.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

Since1869, Dillard University has been committed to providing students with a quality four-year liberal arts education. Dillard is a fully accredited private, historically black university. In 2010, U ... Read More

Since1869, Dillard University has been committed to providing students with a quality four-year liberal arts education. Dillard is a fully accredited private, historically black university. In 2010, U.S. News & World Report ranked Dillard among the nation’s Top 10 HBCUs, based on comprehensive undergraduate studies. Dillard also was awarded a Top 10 Ranking in 2010 for liberal arts schools in the social mobility category by Washington Monthly. Read less