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Graduate Courses by Research Area


For purposes of graduate course requirements, an 'outside' course is one not in the student's thesis area, and not in the core or basic group.


PHYS 515 Classical Dynamics
PHYS 516 Mathematical Methods
PHYS 517 Computational Physics
PHYS 521 Quantum Mechanics I
PHYS 522 Quantum Mechanics II
PHYS 526 Statistical Physics
PHYS 532 Classical Electrodynamics
PHYS 537/538 Methods of Experimental Physics I and II


ASTR 451 Astrophysics I
ASTR 452 Astrophysics II
ASTR 470 Solar System Physics
ASTR 505 Processes in Cosmic Plasmas
ASTR 542 Nebular Astrophysics
ASTR 554 Astrophysics of the Sun
ASTR 555 Protostars and Planets
ASTR 565 Compact Objects
PHYS 541 Radiative Processes
PHYS 561 General Relativity


Space Plasma Physics
ASTR 451 Astrophysics I
ASTR 470 Solar System Physics
ASTR 505 Processes in Cosmic Plasmas
ASTR 554 Astrophysics of the Sun
PHYS 480 Intro to Plasma Physics
PHYS 510 Magnetospheric Physics
PHYS 519 Plasma Kinetic Theory


Condensed Matter
PHYS 533/534 Nanosturcture/Nanotechnology I and II
PHYS 535 Crystallography and Diffraction
PHYS 539 Characterization and Fabrication
PHYS 563/564 Intro to Solid State I and II
PHYS 566 Surface Physics
PHYS 567 Quantum Materials
PHYS 568 Quantum Phase Transitions
PHYS 605 Computational Electrodynamics
PHYS 663 Condensed Matter Theory: Applications
PHYS 664 Condensed Matter Theory: Many-Body Formalism


PHYS 551 Biological Physics
PHYS 552 Topics in Biological Physics
PHYS 610 Biological and Molecular Simulation
PHYS 643 Mechanical and Thermodynamic Properties of Biomembranes


Nuclear and Particle
PHYS 542 Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics
PHYS 543 Physics of Quarks and Leptons
PHYS 622 Quantum Field Theory


AMO Physics

PHYS 569 Ultrafast Optical Phenomena
PHYS 571 Modern Atomic Physics
PHYS 572 Fundamentals of Quantum Optics