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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Physics Minor

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(25 units)

Applied physics focuses on the hi-tech applications of physics, and on developing technological skills. It applies a thorough analytic understanding of the principles to the complexities of real applications at the frontiers of science and technology, e.g. in imaging and computer vision, electronic instrumentation, and biomedical engineering. The Applied Physics Minor will equip you with the solid cross-disciplinary background that is highly valued by industry and academia.


The program gives you the opportunity to explore selected area(s) in greater depth, thus providing you with the depth and flexibility to explore a wide variety of career opportunities, including graduate study, medical school, teaching, imaging science, instrumentation, investments and technical management.


Geoff Dougherty, Ph.D., Professor of Physics
Academic Advisor for the Applied Physics Program
Bell Tower West, Room 2125
(805) 437-8990
Fax: (805) 437-2765

Gregory Wood, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physics
Bell Tower West, Room 2295
(805) 437-3293
Fax: (805) 437-2765

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