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Educational Objectives & Program Outcomes

Engineering Physics Educational Objectives

The objectives of the Engineering Physics program are to graduate students who:
  1. Have a strong understanding of fundamentals of mathematics and science to model, analyze, and solve engineering problems.
  2. Are capable of solving engineering problems using state-of-the-art technological and scientific tools and have the skills to evaluate the feasibility of an engineering project.
  3. Maintain professional attitude towards engineering practices and pursue lifelong learning.​ ​

​Engineering Physics Program Outcomes

UTB Engineering Physics Program students will attain the following outcomes:
  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams 
  • an ability to identify formulate and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability communicate effectively 
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • a recognition need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.​



Yong Zhou, Ph.D.
Program Director
Office: LHSB 2.704
Phone: 956-882-6605​
Itzitzy Gondinez
Student Affairs Coordinator
LHSB 2.720A
Phone: 956-882-6595

Pricilla Blanco
Academic Dept. Liaison
Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone(956) 882-6605​
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