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Difference between Engineering Physics and Applied Physics

by absurdist
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absurdist
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Mar2-12, 02:12 AM
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What's the difference betweeen the 2 degrees, does any school offer both degrees?
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Mar2-12, 08:32 AM
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I would imagine that Engineering Physics implies that the school has some sort of engineering program. Perhaps Engineering Physics majors take a few classes in, say, the ME or EE departments. Whereas Applied Physics seems like it can be offered at even a liberal arts school with no engineering department, and can be a subset (or "track") within a Physics major.


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