Louisiana Tech's College of Engineering & Science aims to be the best in the world at integrating engineering and science in both education and research. To that end, the Louisiana Tech physics program is dedicated to helping develop young scientists who are prepared to go into either industry or graduate school when they graduate.
The Physics department offers both undergraduate and graduate programs which can be tailored and adpated to meet the goal of each student. Physics majors may take up to 12 credit hours of technical electives in any area of science, math, engineering, or computer science. Our Applied Physics Masters program is designed to allow a student to take up to half of his coursework in related areas of engineering, or to follow a plan of study primarily made up of physics courses, depending on the student's needs and goals.
The Engineering Physics PhD track offers a truly interdisciplinary approach to advanced physics research and education. The curriculum follows the core of the Interdisciplinary Engineering PhD, but allows the student (in consultation with her advisory committee) to develop a plan of study that is best situated to the student's research and background.