Physics, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 60 Hours (Beyond the Master's Degree)

Required Courses
PHYS 5113Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory3
PHYS 5213Statistical Mechanics3
PHYS 5313Electromagnetic Theory3
PHYS 5413Classical Mechanics3
PHYS 5453Methods of Theoretical Physics3
PHYS 5613Quantum Mechanics I3
PHYS 6313Quantum Mechanics II3
Hours Subtotal21
Electives 1
Select a minimum of 9 hours of Physics (PHYS) 5000- or 6000-level courses:9
Hours Subtotal9
Research 1
PHYS 6000Doctoral Dissertation Research30
Hours Subtotal30
Total Hours60

Total Hours: 72 Hours (Beyond the Bachelor's Degree)

Required Courses
PHYS 5113Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory3
PHYS 5213Statistical Mechanics3
PHYS 5313Electromagnetic Theory3
PHYS 5413Classical Mechanics3
PHYS 5453Methods of Theoretical Physics3
PHYS 5613Quantum Mechanics I3
PHYS 6313Quantum Mechanics II3
Hours Subtotal21
Electives 2
Select a minimum of 9 hours of Physics (PHYS) 5000- or 6000-level courses:9
Hours Subtotal9
Research 2
PHYS 6000Doctoral Dissertation Research42
Hours Subtotal42
Total Hours72

Graduate College Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.