2017-2018 Graduate Catalog


Physics, MS

Requirements

The Master of Science in Physics requires 30 approved semester hours with a thesis or 36 semester hours without a thesis.

Course requirements for the degree are

PHYS 60303Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 60403Electrodynamics

3

Plus 3 courses from

PHYS 60313Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 60203Classical Mechanics

3

PHYS 60413Electrodynamics

3

PHYS 60503Solid State Physics

3

PHYS 60603Statistical Physics

3

PHYS 60743Astrophysics

3

PHYS 60803Nonlinear Dynamics with Applications

3

PHYS 60823Optical Spectroscopy and Fluorescence

3

Plus a minimum of 6 additional semester hours in physics.

There is no foreign language requirement. An oral exam over coursework and thesis, if any, is required.