"What Can I Do With a Major in...Physics?"
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The graduate with a Bachelor degree in Physics will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Collect, analyze and apply information to solve problems.
- Use various laboratory techniques and/or instruments with understanding, accuracy, precision and safety and develop experiments, demonstrations, and other hands-on activities.
- Think logically within a chemistry or physics framework and be receptive to new ideas and concepts.
- Use the language and concepts of chemistry or physics to communiate effectively in oral and written form, to follow detailed instructions, and to function in independent and collaborative settings.
- Exhibit the ethical use of knowledge, materials and procedures that demonstrate an impact on society.
- Manage a secondary education program in physics, that has a laboratory emphasis, with confidence, enthusiasm, efficiency and safety.
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