2021-22 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:

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 60743Galactic & Extragalactic Astrophysics

3

PHYS 60803Nonlinear Dynamics with Applications

3

PHYS 60823Optical Spectroscopy and Fluorescence

3

PHYS Electives

9

Thesis Option:

PHYS 70980Thesis (3 hours)

3

PHYS 70990Thesis (3 hours)

3

Non Thesis Option:

PHYS Electives

12

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