Physics Courses

Courses for Physics
Physics (Subject Code: PHYSICS)
401.  Intermed Mechanics.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 351 or grad standing  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 340 or 360 and one of MATH 216, 256, 286, or 316  (4 credits)
402.  Optics.  Required pre-requisite: [(PHYSICS 340 or 360) and (MATH 216, 256, 286, 296 or 316)] or Graduate Standing  (3 credits)
405.  Intermed Elec-Mag.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 351 or grad standing  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 340 or 360, and one of: MATH 216, 256, 286, or 316  (4 credits)
406.  Stat&Thermal Phys.  Required pre-requisite: [(PHYSICS 340 or 360) and 351] or graduate standing  (4 credits)
411.  Intro Comp Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 401 and [MATH 216 or 256 or 286 or 296 or 316]. Some familiarity with a computer language.  (3 credits)
413/CMPLXSYS 541.  Int Nonlin.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 401 or Graduate Standing  Advisory pre-requisite: An intermediate mechanics course (such as PHYSICS 401) and/or a course in introductory differential equations  (3 credits)
417/BIOPHYS 417/CHEM 417.  Dyn Proc Biophys.  Advisory pre-requisite: Students should have knowledge of intermediate physical chemistry, intermediate/applied calculus (single and multivariable) and intermediate linear algebra (differential equations) as covered in, for ex: BIOPHYS 370 and MATH 216 or 256 or 286 or 316.  (3 credits)
420.  Phys for Educators.  Advisory pre-requisite: School of Education concentrators  (3 credits)
424.  Physics in Action.  Required pre-requisite: [(PHYSICS 125, 135, 140 or 160); C or better] or Graduate Standing  (3 credits)
433/BIOPHYS 433.  Biocomplexity.  Advisory pre-requisite: Students should have knowledge of basic and applied calculus (single and multi-variable). Familiarity with basic linear algebra is helpful but not required. Knowledge covered in courses such as: BIOPHYS 417 or CHEM 417 or PHYSICS 417, or PHYSICS 406.  (3 credits)
435.  Gravitational Phys.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 390 & 401 or Graduate Standing  (3 credits)
438.  Elecmag Radiation.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 405  (3 credits)
441.  Advanced Lab I.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 390 & 1 400-level PHYSICS course  (3 credits)
442.  Advanced Lab II.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 441  (3 credits)
445/BIOPHYS 445/CMPLXSYS 445.  Intro to Info Theory.  Advisory pre-requisite: MATH 425/STATS 425  (3 credits)
450/BIOPHYS 450.  Lab Tech in BIOPHYS.  Advisory pre-requisite: Students should have knowledge of physical chemistry and biochemistry, as covered in the curriculia of: CHEM 230 or CHEM 260 or BIOPHYS 370; CHEM 351, MCDB 310 or BIOLCHEM 415.  (3 credits)
452.  Meth Theoretical II.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 351  (3 credits)
453.  Quantum Mechanics.  Required pre-requisite: (PHYSICS 351 and 390) or graduate standing  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 401 and PHYSICS 405  (4 credits)
455.  Electron Dev & Circ.  Required pre-requisite: (PHYSICS 240 or 260) and 241  (3 credits)
457.  Particles&Cosmology.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 453 or Graduate Standing  (3 credits)
460.  Quantum Mech II.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 453 or Graduate Standing  (3 credits)
463.  Intro Solid State.  Required pre-requisite: PHYSICS 453 or Graduate Standing  (3 credits)
470/CMPLXSYS 470.  Nonlinear Dynamics.  Required pre-requisite: PHYS125,135or140&MATH115 eq C>  (3 credits)
489.  Physics of Music II.  Advisory pre-requisite: Permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
501.  First Yr Mini-Colloq.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS,First Year Graduate Status  (1 credits)
505.  Elec&Magnetism I.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate Standing.  (3 credits)
506.  Elec&Magnetism II.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate Standing.  (3 credits)
507.  Theoretical Mech.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate Standing.  (3 credits)
508/CMPLXSYS 535.  Network Theory.  Advisory pre-requisite: Calculus and linear algebra; some computer programming experience recommended.  (3 credits)
510.  Stat Mech.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 406 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
511.  Adv Quantum Mech I.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate Standing.  (3 credits)
512.  Adv Quantum Mech II.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing. Permission of instructor required.  (3 credits)
513.  Quan Field Thry I.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
514.  Comp Phys.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor  (3 credits)
515.  Supervised Research.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (4 to 6 credits)
516.  Supervised Research.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (4 to 6 credits)
517/APPPHYS 517/BIOPHYS 517.  Nanobio Cert Sem.  (2 credits)
518/APPPHYS 518.  Micomp Exp Res.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
519.  Applied Grp Theory.  Advisory pre-requisite: Background in quantum mechanics. Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
520.  Condensed Matter.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 510, 511 or equivalent, and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
521.  Elem Particl Phy I.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 512 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
522.  Atomic Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
523.  Quan Field Thry II.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 513 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
525.  Cosmo I Early Univer.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
526.  Cosmo II Late Univer.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
527.  Intro Astrophys III.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
529/APPPHYS 529.  Tech Exp Phys.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
530.  Statistical Phys I.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 510 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
535.  General Relativity.  Required pre-requisite: Graduate  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 390 and 401  (3 credits)
540/APPPHYS 601.  Adv Cond Mat.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
541.  Elem Particl Phy II.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 521 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
542/EECS 638.  Quantum Opt.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS,Quantum mechanics, electrodynamic and atomic physics.  (3 credits)
580/CMPLXSYS 520/MATH 552.  Nonlin Sys.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing, Enrollment in Certificate Program, and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
605/APPPHYS 605.  Appl Group Theory.  Advisory pre-requisite: Background in quantum mechanics. Graduate standing.  (1 to 3 credits)
608/BIOPHYS 608/MCDB 608.  Prin Microscp.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS,Knowledge of complex exponential notation, and graduate standing. Physics 405 or permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
610/PHIL 613.  Space Sym and Rep.  (1 credits)
611/APPPHYS 611/EECS 634.  Nonlin Opt.  Advisory pre-requisite: EECS 537 or 538 or 530. Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
612/APPPHYS 612.  Science of Energy.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate students with a background in Physical Sciences  (1 credits)
613.  Top Adv Quantum Thry.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 512 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
615.  Adv Classical Mech.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
617.  Continuous Media.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
619/APPPHYS 619.  Solid State.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
620/APPPHYS 620.  Adv Condensed Matter.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
621.  Quantum Thry-Fields.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
622.  Quantum Thry-Fields.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
623.  Adv Stat Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (2 to 3 credits)
624.  Adv Stat Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
625.  Thry-Elem Particles.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
627.  Exp-High Energy Phy.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
628.  Exp Collider Phys.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
629/CHE 629.  Complex Fluids.  Advisory pre-requisite: CHEM 527 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
630.  Biological Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor  (3 credits)
631.  Adv Math Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
633/APPPHYS 633.  Fluid Dynamics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Advanced graduate students.  (3 credits)
635.  Theor Relativity.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
637.  Adv Nuclear Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
639.  Low Temp Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
642.  Tutorial Quant Mech.  Advisory pre-requisite: PHYSICS 630.  (2 credits)
643.  Adv Atomic Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)
644/APPPHYS 644.  Adv Atomic Phys.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
645.  M-theory.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
646.  String Theory.  Advisory pre-requisite: The ideal preparation for this course is general relativity and introductory quantam field theory; however, the course can also be taken by motivated students with strong background in quantum theory.  (3 credits)
650/APPPHYS 550/EECS 538.  Opt Wave Crystals.  Advisory pre-requisite: EECS 434 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
651/APPPHYS 551/EECS 539.  Lasers.  Advisory pre-requisite: EECS 537 or 538 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
653.  Adv Accelerator.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
655.  Adv Molecular Phys.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
667.  Adv Astrophysics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
668.  Adv Astrophysics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
674.  Medical Physics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 credits)
690.  Special Topics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)
715.  Special Prob-Grad.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (1 to 6 credits)
751/CHEM 751/MACROMOL 751/MATSCIE 751/CHE 751.  Topic Macr Sci.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 credits)
806.  Seminar.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)
990.  Diss-Precand.  Advisory pre-requisite: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate. Graduate standing.  (1 to 8 credits)
993.  G S I Training.  Advisory pre-requisite: Must have Teaching Assistant award. Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (1 credits)
995.  Diss-Cand.  Required pre-requisite: Candidate  (4 or 8 credits)