Note that some classes (in red) are on a two-year rotation and some electives are added depending on instructor availability.
2018-19, 2020-21, 2022-23, etc.
Fall (even year) | Spring (odd year) | |
Required classes: | 3130 Modern Physics | 3130 Modern Physics |
3250 Math Methods | 3210 Classical Mechanics | |
3310 Electricity and Magnetism I | 3320 Electricity and Magnetism II | |
4250 Quantum Mechanics I | 3410 Statistical Mechanics | |
4810 Senior Seminar | 4810 Senior Seminar | |
Elective: | 4460 Solid State Physics I (required in the solid state degree option) | 4470 Solid State Physics II |
3950 Special Topics: Biophysics | ||
4260 Quantum Mechanics II | ||
Lab: | 3170 Instrumentation Lab I | 3180 Instrumentation Lab II |
4170 Optics Lab | 4150 Solid State Lab (required in some degree options) |
2019-20, 2021-22, 2023-24, etc.
Fall (odd year) | Spring (even year) | |
Required classes: | 3130 Modern Physics | 3130 Modern Physics |
3250 Math Methods | 3210 Classical Mechanics | |
3310 Electricity and Magnetism I | 3320 Electricity and Magnetism II | |
4250 Quantum Mechanics I | 3410 Statistical Mechanics | |
4810 Senior Seminar | 4810 Senior Seminar | |
4510 Optics | ||
Elective or taken to satisfy computer science requirement: | 3140 Intro to Computational Physics | |
Elective: | 3650 Nuclear Physics | 3060 Astrophysics |
4260 Quantum Mechanics II | ||
Lab: | 3170 Instrumentation Lab I | 3180 Instrumentation Lab II |
4170 Optics Lab |
Additional elective courses that are offered occasionally:
- 4720 Stellar Structures and Evolution
- 4600 Special and General Relativity
- 3950 Special Topics (History of Physics, Nonlinear Physics, etc)
- 3700 Acoustics
* Last updated: 20 December 2019