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Physics - Optoelectronics and Photonics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fort Wayne, IN, United States
The concentration in Optoelectronics and Photonics is for students with an interest in optics. Upon completion of this degree, students will have the skills that can lead to a career in lasers, bio-optics, imaging, and optoelectronics and photonics, or for pursuing graduate education in physics, engineering, medical physics, or law
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Overview

People are unaware of what physics is and physicists do.  They believe that physicists can only be teachers or professors; that physics is impractical; that physicists are “thinkers” not “doers”; that physics is all “theory”.  However, physics is much more than that.  Most physicists are experimental scientists.  Much of today’s technology, including our medical technology, originated in the physics laboratory.  Most physicists work in industry and are often titled “engineer”.  Physicists have many employment opportunities because of the skills developed through physics.  Learning physics teaches you many important skills such as problem solving, experimentation, and communication. 

The Department of Physics provides an excellent educational opportunity to our students.  Our award winning program is one of the most rigorous physics degrees.  It is designed to help students understand physics and develop the skills to be a scientist.  Every class emphasizes experimental work, computational work and communication.  Our program is designed to help create a sense of community in our students in order to help them succeed. Finally, every one of our students is involved in doing cutting edge research by the time they graduate. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students outside of United States:

    • Fall - May 1
    • Spring - December 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Expository Writing
  • Mechanics
  • Heat, Electricity, and Optics
  • Intermediate Mathematics Physics
  • Intermediate Mechanics
  • Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
  • Optics
  • Scientific Computing
  • Modern Physics
  • Modern Physics Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • High school GPA
  • Successful completion of a Core 40 diploma (for Indiana residents) or a strong college-prep curriculum
  • SAT or ACT exam scores
  • Advanced Placement (AP) exam scores, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10143 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10143 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4224 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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