Outcome m
The applications of physics or chemistry to computer systems in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.
1 Unsatisfactory 
2 Developing 
3 Satisfactory 
4 Exemplary 
Score 

Knowledge of the underlying fundamental physical science concepts 
Does not understand even the fundamental physical science concepts related to the course 
Shows some understanding of the underlying fundamental physical science concepts, but does not fully understand them 
Demonstrates adequate knowledge of the underlying physical science concepts that define the study discipline 
Understands the conceptual theory and the phenomenological underpinnings of all of the physical science concepts discussed in the course 

Understanding of the mathematical properties involved in analyzing the behavior of physical systems 
Does not have any understanding of algebra and trigonometry principles 
Has some rudimentary knowledge and capabilities in the use of algebra and trigonometric principles 
Has an adequate amount of understanding and experience with both algebra and trigonometric analysis 
Has a strong knowledge of algebra and trigonometry, while also having a strong background and capability in calculus and differential equations 

Ability to apply rigorous mathematical analysis to conceptual topics in the physical sciences 
Cannot determine which mathematical applications would be useful to analyzing a concept in the physical sciences 
Has the ability to understand their patients in class, but not the ability to generate similar derivations independently 
Has sufficient knowledge and capability of mathematical analysis to derive mathematical relationships between diverse physical science concepts 
Has the knowledge to independently derive physical relationships between independent variables, using algebra, trigonometry, differential equations and calculus 

Ability to perceive new applications of mathematical techniques to solving problems in the physical sciences 
Does not have the mathematical ability to perceive anyways in which mathematical analysis can be used to further understand concepts in the physical sciences 
Has the ability to understand how mathematics are used to explain physical phenomenon, but does not have the ability to apply these mathematical tools to the solution of problems in the physical sciences 
Has the ability and knowledge to apply mathematical tools involved in algebra, trigonometry, differential equations and calculus to the solution of problems found in the physical sciences 
Sees new applications for which mathematical tools can be applied to solve problems inherent in the physical sciences 
