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Engineering Physics - Computer Applications, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
Physics is perhaps the most fundamental of the sciences. It involves the study of the nature of basic things. Engineering is the profession in which mathematical and natural sciences are applied to develop new ways to utilize the materials and forces of nature. The Engineering Physics - Computer Applications program of the Southern Missouri State University combines those sciences.
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The Engineering Physics - Computer Applications program of the Southern Missouri State University is an interdisciplinary degree program combining the study of physics and engineering into one curriculum. Students acquire a deep knowledge of physical and mathematical principles and learn to apply this knowledge to meet the needs of society. The interdisciplinary nature of this program produces graduates who can work in many diversified fields and who can easily adapt their skills to the needs of employers.

What You'll Do

  • Obtain a deep understanding of the fundamental principles of science and mathematics underlying engineering and be able to apply them to meet the needs of society
  • Have the ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • Have the ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for physics and engineering careers.
  • Have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of physics and engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • Be well prepared to pass the FE Exam.

Internships and Career Opportunities

  • Century Link Technology Solutions
  • National Information Solutions Cooperative
  • TG Missouri
  • Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Southeast Hospital
  • BIS Industrial Services
  • Honeywell F M & T
  • Lighting Science Group Corporation
  • Wright Patterson Air Force Base
  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • NASA
  • National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
  • Raytheon
  • Rockwell Collins
  • GeoEye, Inc

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Science
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Physics and Engineering Concepts
  • Engineering Mechanics - Statics
  • Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics
  • Digital System Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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