Physics (PhD)

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Degree Requirements

Background Coursework
Quantum Mechanics I
Core Courses12
Select four PY 700-level courses approved in conjunction with the academic committee 1
Qualifying Exams12
Statistical Physics I
Quantum Mechanics II
Advanced Classical Mechanics I
Advanced Electricity and Magnetism I
Elective Courses12
"Elective Courses" may include PY 500-level and 700-level courses, physics-related courses in other departments, or courses required for a minor
Additional Courses36
Research Courses
Doctoral Preliminary Examination
Doctoral Dissertation Research 2
Doctoral Dissertation Preparation
Total Hours72