who complete the introductory sequence of physics courses will demonstrate an
understanding of physics principles at a basic level.
will demonstrate knowledge of fundamental physics principles and quantitatively
analyze a broad spectrum of problems presented in a range of undergraduate physics courses. The top 25 percent of
majors will be able to demonstrate mastery of basic physics, solve essential
problems appropriate for beginning graduate study in physics, conduct frontier
physics research with a physics faculty member, and demonstrate high quality of