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Engineering Physics is an interdisciplinary engineering discipline where students gain thorough grounding in applied physics and engineering science so they are able to pursue a chosen technical area (i.e. an engineering discipline or specific applied physics area).

The B.S. in Engineering Physics is accredited by ABET.

General inquiries about the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics program may be directed toward the Engineering Physics Director, Abdellah Ait Moussa, Ph.D.



At the University of Central Oklahoma, the Engineering Physics program is designed in a way to develop a deeper understanding of the engineering fundamentals through a broad physics and mathematics program in an engineering context. The curriculum is a combination of essential, electives as well as various laboratory courses. In addition, the program is equipped with hands-on experience with modern computers, lab facilities, and engineering workshops. This enhanced extensive knowledge can easily be integrated with the practical aspects of a conventional engineering discipline.

Degree Sheet

Engineering Physics FLOWCHART


Engineering Physics Program Educational Objectives

Program Educational Objectives are the expected accomplishments of graduates during the first several years following graduation from the program.

  1. Graduates of UCO’s Engineering Physics program practice science and engineering excellence in industrial, government, or service fields. 
  2. Graduates of UCO’s Engineering Physics program participate as members and project leaders on multidisciplinary teams in diverse workplaces and communities.
  3. Graduates of UCO’s Engineering Physics program pursue advanced education, research, and development in science, engineering, or health-related fields.

Mapping of Student Outcomes (SO) to Program Educational Objectives (PEO) for Engineering Physics program.

Career Opportunities

Physics career opportunities include: 

  • Research and development
  • Design
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Management
  • Teaching
  • Consulting
  • Sales and marketing
  • Law
  • Manufacturing

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

Incoming freshmen are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships specific to the College of Mathematics and Science.

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Meet the Faculty

Learn more about faculty in the Department of Engineering and Physics.