University of Nebraska at Kearney
College of Natural and Social Sciences

1994-96 UNK Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Physics and Physical Science

Marvin Glasser, Chair
Professors: D. Carlson, R. Carlson, Glasser;
Associate Professors: Amstutz, Price;
Assistant Professors: T. Markes, J. Mena-Werth;
Lecturer: Gerten.

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Department Objectives

To provide the background necessary for understanding the highly scientific age in which we live;

To prepare students for careers and for graduate work in physics and other closely allied fields;

To prepare teachers in subject matter and in methods for the teaching of Physics, Physical Science and related fields;

To furnish pre-professional work for those preparing for a career in science and related fields.

Physics and Physical Science Major

Five major options are available:
I. Physics Option-Bachelor of Arts Degree or
Physics Option-Bachelor of Science Degree
II. Physics Comprehensive Option- Bachelor of Science Degree
III. Physical Science Option-Bachelor of Arts Degree or
Physical Science Option-Bachelor of Science Degree
IV. Physics Teaching Subject Endorsement Option- Bachelor of Science Degree in Education
V. Physical Science Teaching Field Endorsement Option-Bachelor of Science Degree in Education

A minor in Physics is available for students pursuing majors in other disciplines. A science minor is available for Elementary Education majors and a science endorsement is available for Middle School majors. These programs are listed in the Elementary Education sections. Pre-professional Programs are available in Pre-Architecture, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Meteorology and Pre-Oceanography.

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