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With this degree you will be an engineer able to wok in a variety of positions. You will also be eligible for graduate school in any disciplines including engineering, science, business, and medicine. Graduates of this program are qualified to be high school math or science teachers with a show alternative certification program for​ which scholarships are available. The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

The BS in Engineering Physics has a general engineering core with additional physics fundamentals​ and four elective specialization  tracks:

Career Pathways

Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services. (

Engineering Physics majors work in areas such as energy, transportation, quantum information science, semiconductors, materials development, biophysics, or medical physics.  They go on to pursue careers in systems engineering, teaching, medicine, energy policy, government, or management in technical fields.


For more information about the degree plans and joining a program please contact the Engineering Student Affairs Office, by phone 956-882-6595 or by email

Program Enrollment
Active students in the Program​ ​Admitted Students ​Graduates


79​ ​79 ​6
2010​ 120​ ​120 ​7


​147 ​147 ​6
*2012​ ​189 ​76 ​11
2013​ ​234 ​81 ​12
2014​ ​265 ​99 ​19
Total Graduates 2009-2014​ ​61
 The number of Active students in the program is based on deparment data. It includes all students declared and taking courses within the Engineering Physics program at the end of each academic year.
*As of Fall 2011 The Engineering Physics program implemented an admittance requirement of the successful completion of the ENGR 2301 Mechanics I: Statics with a grade equal or greater to "C".



Yong Zhou, Ph.D.
Program Director
Office: LHSB 2.704
Phone: 956-882-6605

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

ABET, Engineering Accreditation Commission
Accredited Programs
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