Physics

Program Requirements
  • The completion of all required remedial courses.
  • The completion of no less than 36 credit hours distributed as follows:

1. Compulsory Courses:(15 credit hours)

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

PHYS610

Research Methodology

 

PHYS621

Mathematical Physics I

 

PHYS632

Classical Mechanics

 

PHYS633

Electromagnetic Theory I

 

PHYS635

Quantum Mechanics

 

PHYS636

Statistical Mechanics

 

Note: All students are required to complete PHYS610 within the first 15 credits of their registration in the program.

 

2. Elective Courses: (15 credit hours)

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

PHYS730

Electromagnetic Theory II

PHYS633

PHYS731

Mathematical Physics II

PHYS621

PHYS732

Atomic and Molecular Physics

 

PHYS733

Solid State Physics

 

PHYS734

Nuclear and Particle Physics

 

PHYS735

Quantum Field Theory

PHYS632PHYS635

PHYS736

Special Topics

 

Note: Students may substitute three of the above mentioned elective courses with three courses from other graduate programs (such as Mathematics and Scientific Computation) after the approval of the Program Council. In addition, and for graduation purposes, students can substitute one of the above mentioned courses with one fourth-year bachelor’s level course provided they have not taken this course during their bachelor ’s degree studies, and after the approval of the Program Council.

 

3. Track “A” or Track “B”:6 Credit Hours; Thesis or two Seminars

 

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

Track A

PHYS860

Thesis

Complete no less than 15 credit hours from the program.

Track B

PHYS830
PHYS831

Seminar 1
Seminar 2

Note: Students may substitute one of the above mentioned seminar courses with one elective course from the program after the approval of the Program Council. This procedure is applicable to students admitted to the program starting in 2008/2009.