Academic Catalog


Doctor of Philosophy Physics (PhD)

The broad requirements for the Ph.D. degree are

  1. satisfactory performance in a designated core of graduate courses,
  2. successful completion of the Ph.D. Candidacy Examination, which has both written and oral parts,
  3. successful completion of a teaching requirement, and
  4. satisfactory completion of a dissertation.

Each student’s course of study must have the advance approval of the graduate program director.