Physics, Master of Science (M.S.)

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
PHYS V0100Mathematical Methods in Physics


PHYS V1100Analytical Dynamics


PHYS V1500-1600Electromagnetic Theory

4 cr./sem.

PHYS V2500-2600Quantum Mechanics

4 cr./sem.

Elective Courses


Total Credit Hours: 30

Additional Requirements

No more than nine credits taken in 60000-level(U-level) courses (see PHYS 55100-55500, PHYS 58000, PHYS 58100 in the Undergraduate Bulletin) may be counted toward the graduate degree. Nine credits may be taken in graduate courses in subjects other than Physics, upon approval of the Graduate Committee.

Thesis: Not required.

Comprehensive Examination: A written comprehensive examination is required unless waived by the Graduate Committee.

Foreign Language Requirement: Not required.