Introduction to Physics Careers and Research 1

Introduction to Physics Careers and Research 1
Survey of BYU undergraduate physics and astronomy programs, careers in physics and astronomy, and current physics and astronomy research.
 Hours0.5 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteTake first semester after registered as physics major.
 TaughtFall Term 1
 ProgramsContaining PHSCS 191
Course Outcomes

Subfields of Physics

Describe the major subfields of physics and the breadth of interdisciplinary research to which physicists contribute.

Current Physics Research

Describe examples of current research in physics or astronomy, explaining what questions are being asked by the investigators and why these questions are interesting.

Careers in Physics

Describe career opportunities available in physics and astronomy and the specific preparation necessary for these careers.

Educational Plan

Develop a draft of an educational plan for both undergraduate and graduate training.