Physics

To qualify students to become leaders in their future fields of work by preparing them for different careers in practical and theoretical fields for major field of physics and the science and engineering

Provides a fundamental knowledge in physics

Demonstrate advanced analytical, critical and problem solving skills and models for physical problems.

 Develop experimental skills in basic and applied research and preparation for graduate work

Learn how to communicate orally and in writing in scientific and technical setting

Demonstrate an understudying of basic physics principles

Applying mathematical concepts and methods appropriate for classical and modern physics.

Formulate and answer conceptual questions in physics

Work out quantitative problems in physics

Interpret mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables, and schematics

Apply appropriate mathematical concepts and models for solving problems in classical and modern physics

Estimate and check answers to problems in order to determine reasonableness, identify alternatives, and select optimal results

Construct and assemble experimental apparatuses to conduct experiments that decisively test a hypothesis

Analyze experimental results and draw reasonable conclusions from them.

Interpret experimental data to make meaningful comparisons between experiment and theory

Identify and assess sources of experimental uncertainty and error

Construct physics models to study real problems

Utilize computer programs to solve mathematical problems

Use numerical analysis techniques to solve problems

Work in the education for all academic levels

Work in radiology departments in medical centers

Work as a laboratory technician in universities.

Meteorology

Graduate Studies

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.