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Course ID:PHYS 1010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Physical Science
Course
Description:
An introduction to the concepts and laws of physics, and how their applications can be used to understand the behavior of familiar phenomena and objects. Concepts are emphasized more than formulas and numbers.
Oasis Title:PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHYS 1111-1111L or PHYS 1211-1211L or PHYS 1311-1311L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 1990. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 2 hours credit.
Course Title:Introductory Physics Seminar
Course
Description:
Topics in physics and astronomy presented by faculty and visitors. Topics will vary from year to year, and several topics will be considered weekly.
Oasis Title:INTRO PHYS SEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PHYS 2001. 1 hour.
Course Title:Introduction to Scientific Programming, Data Analysis, and Visualization for Physicists
Course
Description:
A hands-on introduction to practical computer programming, data analysis, and data visualization for physics majors. Students learn the fundamentals of developing, debugging, and running programs in Python or another similar high-level programming language. Students will be exposed to multiple example problems of particular importance to physics. No prior programming experience is assumed.
Oasis Title:INTRO SCI PROG
Nontraditional Format:This course is a one-credit "module" designed to be offered in the first five weeks of the semester. During those five weeks, the class will meet as often as a regular three-credit course.
Pre or Corequisite:PHYS 1311-1311L or PHYS 1211-1211L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HONS(BIOL)(CHEM)(GEOL)(PHYS) 2070H. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Science
Course
Description:
Concepts of physics, chemistry, geology, and biology in an integrated fashion. The evolution of the universe from the primordial state to the present time, and considers human interaction with the environment.
Oasis Title:HONORS SCIENCE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHYS 1010 or CHEM 1110
Nontraditional Format:Occasional weekend field trips required.
Prerequisite:(ENGL 1101 or MATH 1101) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HONS(BIOL)(CHEM)(GEOL)(PHYS) 2080H. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Science
Course
Description:
Concepts of physics, chemistry, geology, and biology in an integrated fashion. The evolution of the universe from the primordial state to the present time, and considers human interaction with the environment.
Oasis Title:HONORS SCIENCE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BTNY 1220-1220L or GEOL 1121 or PBIO 1220-1220L
Nontraditional Format:Weekend field trips required.
Prerequisite:HONS(BIOL)(CHEM)(GEOL)(PHYS) 2070H and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 3320-3320L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Electronics
Course
Description:
Electric circuits and electronics. DC and AC circuit analysis, diode and transistor circuits, integrated circuits, and digital electronics.
Oasis Title:INTRO ELECTRONICS
Prerequisite:(PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L) and (MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3500 or MATH 3500H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 3330-3330L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Modern Optics
Course
Description:
The properties of light with emphasis on physical optics: diffraction, polarization, lasers, holography.
Oasis Title:MODERN OPTICS
Prerequisite:(PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L) and (MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3500 or MATH 3500H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 3700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Physics
Course
Description:
An overview of "modern" physics developed in the last century. Topics include special relativity, particle-wave duality, matter waves, photon theory, the Schroedinger Equation and basic applications, and statistical mechanics. This course is preparatory for the upper-division physics curriculum, so it should be the first physics course taken by prospective majors after the Introductory Physics sequence.
Oasis Title:MODERN PHYSICS
Prerequisite:(PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L)
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3500 or MATH 3500H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 3900. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mathematical Methods in Physics
Course
Description:
Special topics in calculus for physics majors and engineers. Topics include vector calculus, linear algebra, power series, Taylor's series, complex analysis, and differential equations. The mathematical ideas and techniques are presented in the context of how and where they appear in the laws of physics, and the physical significance of the mathematics is discussed.
Oasis Title:MATH METH IN PHYS
Prerequisite:PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3500 or MATH 3500H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 3990. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Intensive study, with one or more faculty members, of topics not normally taught in other courses.
Oasis Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Outside reading and one-on-one discussion periods.
Prerequisite:(PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4000/6000. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Physics Seminar
Course
Description:
Discussion of contemporary topics in physics.
Oasis Title:PHYSICS SEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4101/6101. 3 hours.
Course Title:Theoretical Mechanics I
Course
Description:
A review of vectors and elementary Newtonian mechanics, conservation laws, motion of a single particle, retarding forces, oscillations, noninertial reference frames, and Newtonian gravitation.
Oasis Title:MECHANICS I
Undergraduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900 and MATH 2700 and (MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3510 or MATH 3510H)
Graduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900 and MATH 2700 and (MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3510 or MATH 3510H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4102/6102. 3 hours.
Course Title:Theoretical Mechanics II
Course
Description:
Central forces, dynamics of systems of particles, rigid-body motion, coupled oscillator systems, and the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of mechanics.
Oasis Title:MECHANICS II
Prerequisite:PHYS 4101/6101
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4201/6201. 3 hours.
Course Title:Electricity and Magnetism I
Course
Description:
A review of vector calculus, electrostatics, and magnetostatics.
Oasis Title:ELEC & MAGNETISM I
Undergraduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900 and MATH 2700 and (MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3510 or MATH 3510H)
Graduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900 and MATH 2700 and (MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3510 or MATH 3510H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4202/6202. 3 hours.
Course Title:Electricity and Magnetism II
Course
Description:
Topics include Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic radiation, the theory of electromagnetic fields in matter, and Einstein's special theory of relativity.
Oasis Title:ELEC & MAGNET II
Prerequisite:PHYS 4201/6201
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4300/6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory
Course
Description:
The laws of thermodynamics and their application to physical systems. Kinetic theory.
Oasis Title:THERMODYNAMICS
Undergraduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900 and MATH 2700 and (MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3510 or MATH 3510H)
Graduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900 and MATH 2700 and (MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3510 or MATH 3510H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4510/6510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Course
Description:
Introduction to the treatment of magnetic resonance imaging physics, including newer developments such as functional brain imaging and dynamic contrast enhanced MRI for tumor imaging. Students will gain hands-on lab experience (instrument operation, data acquisition, and data analysis) with the 3 Tesla MR system at the BioImaging Research Center.
Oasis Title:INTRO MRI PHYS
Undergraduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4601/6601. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Computational Physics
Course
Description:
An introduction to numerical methods and computer programming in the context of modeling problems of interest to physicists. Students complete multiple projects that require programming, debugging, and running computer programs, as well as generating and interpreting data. Prior programming experience is helpful but not required.
Oasis Title:COMP PHYS
Prerequisite:PHYS 1112-1112L or PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4701/6701. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introductory Quantum Mechanics I
Course
Description:
Fundamental principles of quantum mechanics. Solutions of the Schroedinger equation and their properties for simple systems are discussed.
Oasis Title:INTRO QUANT MECH I
Undergraduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900 and PHYS 4101/6101
Graduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900 and PHYS 4101/6101
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4702/6702. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introductory Quantum Mechanics II
Course
Description:
Perturbation theory and applications of quantum mechanics.
Oasis Title:INTRO QUANT MECH II
Prerequisite:PHYS 4701/6701
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4750/6750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Nuclear and Particle Physics
Course
Description:
Properties of nuclear and subnuclear systems. Fundamental interactions between particles are treated. An introduction to the theory of the structure of baryons, mesons, and nuclei is presented along with quarks and the standard model.
Oasis Title:NUCL & PART PHYS
Undergraduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900
Graduate Prerequisite:PHYS 3700 and PHYS 3900
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4800/6800. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Introduction to Nanotechnology
Course
Description:
This multidisciplinary course will expose students to the emerging field of nanoscale science and engineering. The subject matter will include top-down and bottom-up approaches to the fabrication of nanoscale systems. The experimental investigation of nanoscale systems, as well as the theory and modeling of these systems is described.
Oasis Title:NANOTECHNOLOGY
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4820/6820. 3 hours.
Course Title:Condensed Matter Physics
Course
Description:
Elastic, thermal, electrical, magnetic and optical properties of condensed matter. Covers such topics as crystal structure, symmetry operators, X-ray and neutron diffraction, lattice vibrations, thermal properties, electrons in metals and semiconductors, dielectric and optical properties, magnetism and magnetic resonance, superconductivity, and quantum fluids.
Oasis Title:COND MATTER
Undergraduate Prerequisite:PHYS 4300/6300
Graduate Prerequisite:PHYS 4300/6300
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4900/6900. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Physics
Course
Description:
Contemporary, interdisciplinary, and/or advanced topics not otherwise offered in the standard physics curriculum.
Oasis Title:SPECIAL TOPICS
Nontraditional Format:Lecture/discussion hours will vary depending on the particular faculty member presenting the course.
Prerequisite:PHYS 3700
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4960. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Research in Physics
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or research projects under the direction of a project director.
Oasis Title:DIRECTED RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent study and research, combined with regular meetings with a project advisor.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4960H. 2-4 hours.
Course Title:Directed Research in Physics (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study or research projects under the direction of a project director.
Oasis Title:DIRECTED RESEARCH H
Nontraditional Format:Independent study and research combined with regular meetings with a project advisor.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4970H. 2-4 hours.
Course Title:Directed Research in Physics (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study or research projects under the direction of a project director.
Oasis Title:DIRECTED RSRCH HON
Nontraditional Format:Independent study and research combined with regular meetings with a project advisor.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4990H. 2-4 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Honors thesis or final project under the direction of a project director.
Oasis Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent study and research combined with regular meetings with a project advisor.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 4990. 2-4 hours.
Course Title:Undergraduate Physics Thesis
Course
Description:
Undergraduate senior thesis in physics under the direction of a project director.
Oasis Title:UGRAD PHYS THESIS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHYS 4990H
Nontraditional Format:Independent study and research combined with regular meetings with a thesis advisor.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 6670L. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Experimental Physics
Course
Description:
Laboratory course in which the student uses modern experimental techniques to investigate phenomena in atomic, molecular, nuclear, and solid state physics.
Oasis Title:EXPER PHYSICS
Prerequisite:PHYS 4701/6701
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 7000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 60 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Oasis Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PHYS 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Oasis Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PHYS 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8011. 3 hours.
Course Title:Classical Mechanics I
Course
Description:
The mechanics of particles and rigid bodies is developed using generalized coordinates, D'Alembert's principle and Hamilton's principle. Symmetry principles and conservation laws are emphasized.
Oasis Title:CLASSICAL MECHAN I
Prerequisite:PHYS 4102/6102
Corequisite:PHYS 8401
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8012. 3 hours.
Course Title:Classical Mechanics II
Course
Description:
The mechanics of small oscillations and continuous media is developed using Hamilton's principle. Other topics covered include: special relativity, Hamilton's equations of motion, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacobi Theory and an introduction to non-linear systems.
Oasis Title:CLASSICAL MECHAN II
Prerequisite:PHYS 8011
Corequisite:PHYS 8402
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8101. 3 hours.
Course Title:Quantum Mechanics I
Course
Description:
The basic principles of quantum mechanics and their applications to problems in modern physics. Topics covered include principles of wave mechanics, central forces and angular momentum, three dimensional bound state problems and scattering theory, spin.
Oasis Title:QUANTUM MECHAN I
Prerequisite:PHYS 4702/6702 and PHYS 8012 and PHYS 8402
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8102. 3 hours.
Course Title:Quantum Mechanics II
Course
Description:
The basic principles of quantum mechanics and their applications to problems in modern physics. Topics covered include quantum dynamics, identical particles, symmetries, time-independent and time-dependent perturbation theory.
Oasis Title:QUANTUM MECHAN II
Prerequisite:PHYS 8101
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Quantum Theory
Course
Description:
Relativistic quantum mechanics and quantum field theory.
Oasis Title:ADV QUANTUM THEORY
Prerequisite:PHYS 8102
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8201. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Electromagnetic Theory I
Course
Description:
A study of classical electrodynamics. Topics include development of Maxwell's electromagnetic field equations and the Lorentz force equation, electrostatics and magnetostatics.
Oasis Title:ADV EM THEORY
Prerequisite:PHYS 4202/6202 and PHYS 8402
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8202. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Electromagnetic Theory II
Course
Description:
A study of classical electrodynamics. Topics include development of Maxwell's electromagnetic field equations and the Lorentz force equation, electrostatics and magnetostatics, time-varying fields, conservation laws, radiating systems, and electromagnetic waves.
Oasis Title:ADV EM THEORY II
Prerequisite:PHYS 8201
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8301. 3 hours.
Course Title:Statistical Mechanics I
Course
Description:
The foundation and development of statistical mechanics in classical and quantum physics and its relationship to thermodynamics.
Oasis Title:STAT MECH I
Prerequisite:PHYS 8102
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8302. 3 hours.
Course Title:Statistical Mechanics II
Course
Description:
Applications of statistical mechanics to some fundamental problems in physics, astrophysics and other sciences.
Oasis Title:STAT MECH II
Prerequisite:PHYS 8301
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8401. 3 hours.
Course Title:Methods of Mathematical Physics I
Course
Description:
Treatment of mathematical methods necessary for solving problems in physics. Techniques from complex analysis, integral transforms, linear vector spaces and ordinary differential equations are covered.
Oasis Title:MATH PHYSICS I
Prerequisite:MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8402. 3 hours.
Course Title:Methods of Mathematical Physics II
Course
Description:
Treatment of mathematical methods necessary for solving problems in physics. Techniques from special functions, partial differential equations, Green's functions and the calculus of variations are developed and applied.
Oasis Title:MATH PHYSICS II
Prerequisite:PHYS 8401
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics and Applications
Course
Description:
A detailed treatment of current magnetic resonance imaging methods for living systems and applications to bio-imaging (e.g., fMRF and DTI). Methods for improving speed and reducing artifacts will be treated. A laboratory component will give students practical experience in system operation, data acquisition, and analysis.
Oasis Title:MRI PHYSICS APPL
Prerequisite:PHYS 4201/6201 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8501. 3 hours.
Course Title:Structure and Spectra of Atoms and Molecules I
Course
Description:
Atomic and molecular physics with emphasis on current research in the structure and spectra of atomic systems, especially non-relativistic descriptions.
Oasis Title:ADV A & M PHYS I
Prerequisite:PHYS 8102
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8601. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Computer Simulation Methods in Physics
Course
Description:
The use of computer simulation methods to treat otherwise intractable problems. Emphasis will be placed on many-body problems and the techniques will include Monte Carlo and spin dynamics.
Oasis Title:COMP SIM PHYSICS
Prerequisite:PHYS 4300/6300 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8602. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Computer Simulations of Materials
Course
Description:
Computer simulation algorithms including molecular dynamics and quantum molecular dynamics techniques. Student must write programs and analyze data for different ensembles.
Oasis Title:COMP SIM MATERIALS
Prerequisite:PHYS 8601 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8605. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar on Special Topics in Simulational Physics
Course
Description:
Discussion of contemporary topics in simulational physics.
Oasis Title:SIMULATIONS SEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8900. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Topics
Course
Description:
Current and advanced topics in physics and astronomy.
Oasis Title:ADVANCED TOPICS
Nontraditional Format:Lecture/discussion hours will vary depending on the particular faculty member presenting the course.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8950. 2 hours. Repeatable for maximum 4 hours credit.
Course Title:Current Topics in Physics
Course
Description:
In this seminar, students will be reading, presenting, and discussing recent papers on current topics in physics.
Oasis Title:CURR PHYS TOPICS
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHYS 8990. 2-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Introduction to Research
Course
Description:
Active research areas in physics and astronomy provided by faculty members who are actively engaged in research.
Oasis Title:INTRO TO RESEARCH
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PHYS 9000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 60 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Oasis Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PHYS 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Oasis Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PHYS 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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