Physics, MS

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

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Required Courses
PHYS 5113Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory3
PHYS 5313Electromagnetic Theory3
PHYS 5413Classical Mechanics3
PHYS 5453Methods of Theoretical Physics3
PHYS 5613Quantum Mechanics I3
Hours Subtotal15
Electives
Select 9 hours from PHYS, MATH or an allied field in consultation with student's advisor.9
Hours Subtotal9
Thesis
PHYS 5000Master’s Thesis Research or Report6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Report Option

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Required Courses
PHYS 5113Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory3
PHYS 5313Electromagnetic Theory3
PHYS 5413Classical Mechanics3
PHYS 5453Methods of Theoretical Physics3
PHYS 5613Quantum Mechanics I3
Hours Subtotal15
Electives
Select 15 hours from PHYS or a related field in consultation with student's advisor.15
Hours Subtotal15
Non-Thesis
PHYS 5000Master’s Thesis Research or Report (Report)2
Hours Subtotal2
Total Hours32

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.