2019-2020 Graduate Catalog


Physics/Astrophysics Option, (Ph.D.)

Requirements

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

PHYS 50743Stellar Astrophysics

3

PHYS 50773Cosmology

3

PHYS 60003Methods of Advanced Physics

3

PHYS 60303Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 60323Advanced Analysis & Modeling

3

PHYS 60403Electrodynamics

3

PHYS 60743Galactic & Extragalactic Astrophysics

3

PHYS 60753Gaseous Astrophysics

3

Plus 2 courses from the following:

PHYS 60203Classical Mechanics

3

PHYS 60313Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 60413Electrodynamics

3

PHYS 60603Statistical Physics

3

AND

PHYS 60970Research Problems

9

PHYS 90980Dissertation

1-20

PHYS 90990Dissertation

1-20

A minimum of nine hours of PHYS 60970 Research Problems must be completed with an average grade of 2.75 or better.

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.