Course Requirements - PHYS and APHY curricula
Course PHYS Ph.D. APHY Ph.D. PHYS MS (Non-Thesis) PHYS MS (Thesis)
PHYS 601 yes (A or B) yes (A or B) yes yes
PHYS 603 yes (A or B) yes (A or B) yes yes
PHYS 606 yes (A or B) yes (A or B) yes yes
PHYS 607 yes (A or B) yes (A or B) yes yes
PHYS 615 yes (A or B) yes (A or B) yes yes
PHYS 624 yes (A or B) option -- --
PHYS 611 yes option -- --
Elective 1 distribution option 4 free electives phys elective to meet 36 hrs. phys elective to meet 32 hrs.
Elective 2 distribution option 4 free electives phys elective to meet 36 hrs. phys elective to meet 32 hrs.
Elective 3 -- 4 free electives phys elective to meet 36 hrs. --
Elective 4 or more -- 4 free electives (depending on PHYS 685 hrs.) --
685 -- -- recommended (6-8 hrs) option (max: 8 hrs)
691 yes yes -- yes; up to 12 total hrs 685+691
TOTAL Credit Hours 64 or 96 64 or 96 36 32
Notes: These represent minimum requirements; additional courses may be added to degree plan, for example as needed to support a particular dissertation topic, based on student consultation with research advisor and advisory committee. For the PhD. research hours make up all or most of the remaining hours in the degree plan, which altogether total 64 or 96 depending on whether the PhD follows the MS or BS degree."Option" and "distribution option" courses address required parts of curriculum generally chosen from a list of options; for details consult specific curriculum rules set out in Graduate Student Policies.