Physics

The Department of Physics offers an academic program leading to Bachelor degree in Physics Single Major. This is in addition to three other academic programs leading to the same degree in Major Physics/Minor Computer Science or Mathematics or Electronics. The Department also offers Minor specialization in Physics.

Student must successfully complete 128 credit hours of courses distributed as follows:

Courses Type

Number of Credit Hours

University Requirements

21

College Requirements

29

Major Requirements

65

Free Elective Courses

13

Total

128

Physics Single Major Requirements: 65 Credit Hours
Compulsory Courses for Physics Single Major: 53 Credit Hours of the following courses:

Course Code

Course Prerequisite

PHYS112 | GENERAL PHYSICS LAB 2

PHYS111 and PHYS132 (or Concurrent)

PHYS211 | GENERAL PHYSICS LAB 3

PHYS111 and PHYS231 (or Concurrent)

PHYS212 | MODERN PHYSICS LAB

PHYS112 and PHYS232 (or Concurrent)

PHYS231 | GENERAL PHYSICS 3

PHYS141

PHYS232 | MODERN PHYSICS

PHYS231 and MATH2311

PHYS236 | PHYSICS OF VIBRATIONS AND WAVES

PHYS141 and MATH331 (or Concurrent)

PHYS330 | METHODS OF METHEMATICAL PHYSICS

MATH331

PHYS331 | ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY 1

MATH331

PHYS332 | ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY 2

PHYS331

PHYS333 | MECHANICS 1

MATH331

PHYS334 | MECHANICS 2

PHYS333

PHYS336 | ANALOG ELECTRONICS

PHYS112 and PHYS132

PHYS411 | SEMINAR IN PHYSICS

Department Approval

PHYS430 | ADVANCED PHYSICS LAB

PHYS212 and PHYS336

PHYS431 | THERMAL AND STATISTICAL PHYSICS

PHYS232

PHYS433 | QUANTUM MECHANICS 1

PHYS232 and PHYS333

PHYS4332 | QUANTUM MECHANICS 2

PHYS433

MATH2311 | CALCULUS 3

MATH1321

MATH234 | INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA

MATH1321

MATH331 | ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

MATH1321

CHEM112 | GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB 2

CHEM111 and CHEM132 (or Concurrent)

Elective Courses for Physics Single Major: 12 Credit Hours of other PHYS courses, only 3 of these can be from PHYS23X level.