A. Knowledge of the laws of nature.
B. Capability of carrying out research.
C. A certain proficiency in the laboratory.
D. Ability to express oneself in writing and speech.
E. Scientific reasoning ability - e.g. to be able to recognize scams, myths, untruths, faulty arguments, etc.
F. A certain proficiency in mathematical and computational analysis.
G. Starting with the introductory courses, develop the ability to create conceptual models of the natural world which are grounded in fundamental principles of physics.