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School ofSciences

Engineering Physics (BSEP)

If you are good at math and interested in engineering and physics, CBU’s Engineering Physics major can be the ideal major for you. Combining engineering, physics, and math courses, this major helps you develop an understanding of how these areas relate to and support each other. You will be prepared to solve complex technical problems in today’s ever-changing high-tech world. Nationally, salaries for engineering physicists range from $5,430 to $8,690 per month.

Program Highlights

  • Multidisciplinary approach providing a firm foundation in physics, mathematics, and engineering design
  • Emphasis on critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Research opportunities
  • Laboratory experience
  • Strong preparation for graduate school
  • Math Center for tutoring or help with homework

What You’ll Study

The Engineering Physics major requires 122 credit hours. You’ll take CBU general education and liberal arts courses, School of Sciences Support Requirements, plus courses in:

  • Computer Lab
  • Electronic Circuit Analysis
  • Engineering Lab
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Physics Lab

The academic catalog lists all course requirements for this program.


The School of Engineering offers the following minors:

  • Construction Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Packaging


With an Engineering Physics degree, you will be well prepared for the workplace or graduate school. A variety of career opportunities can include:

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Applications engineering
  • Data analyst
  • Design engineer
  • Lab technician
  • Materials engineering
  • Research
  • Teaching in higher education or secondary schools


School of Sciences faculty are dedicated teachers who will provide a rewarding academic experience for you. They will be committed mentors to guide you during your time at CBU.

Clubs and Organizations

You will enjoy a variety of activities as a member of our student chapter of the Mathematical Association of America and the Society of Physics Students.

Is an Engineering Physics Major for You?

If you have interest in more than one or two of these skills and interests, the Engineering Physics major may be for you:

  • Analytics
  • Critical thinking
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Problem solving
  • Time management

Related Programs

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Contact Us

Dr. John Varriano, chair
(901) 321-3439 

Next Steps

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