M.S., Physics

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30-33 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master's Degree Requirements
Complete the master's degree requirements.
Select four from the following:12
Mathematical Physics
Mathematical Physics
Classical Mechanics
Statistical Mechanics
Electromagnetic Theory
Electromagnetic Theory
Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics
Thesis or Non-Thesis Requirements
Select the thesis or non-thesis option18-24
Total Credits30-36

Thesis Option

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits1

Thesis Requirements
PHYS F699Thesis6-12
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Approved PHYS F600-level courses
Approved ATM F600-level courses
Total Credits18-24

Non-Thesis Option

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 33 credits2

Non-Thesis Requirements
PHYS F698Non-Thesis Research/Project3-6
Select 18 credits from approved courses18
Total Credits21-24

At least 24 credits must be regular course work.


At least 30 credits must be regular course work.