2017-2018 Graduate Catalog


Physics/Biophysics, Ph.D.

Requirements

Completion of the following courses with a GPA of 2.75 or better:

PHYS 60303Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 60313Quantum Mechanics

3

Plus 4 courses from the following:

PHYS 60803Nonlinear Dynamics with Applications

3

PHYS 60823Optical Spectroscopy and Fluorescence

3

PHYS 60403Electrodynamics

3

PHYS 60413Electrodynamics

3

PHYS 60603Statistical Physics

3

A minimum of 9 hours of PHYS 60970 Research Problems in Biophysics must be completed with an average grade of 2.75 or better. Students in the biophysics option may also be required to take one or more additional courses from: PHYS 50753 Topics in Biophysics, PHYS 50763 Experimental Methods in Biochemistry and Biophysics, or PHYS 70753 Advanced Topics in Biophysics to ensure an adequate background for their dissertation research.

Except for the courses specified above, the remaining regulations concerning coursework, predissertation qualifying exam and dissertation are the same as those prescribed above for the Ph.D. in Physics.