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-======Ph.D. Degree Requirements======+====== Ph.D. Degree Requirements ======
  
- +**Graduate Written Examination:​** Must pass by the end of the second year. See Chapters 2 and 7.
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-**Graduate Written Examination:​** Must pass by fall of the second year. See Chapters 2 and 7.+
  
 **Filing of Graduate Degree Plan:** File as soon as possible after passing the graduate written examination and selecting a research adviser. The Degree Plan must be filed at least one semester before the Preliminary Oral Examination. **Filing of Graduate Degree Plan:** File as soon as possible after passing the graduate written examination and selecting a research adviser. The Degree Plan must be filed at least one semester before the Preliminary Oral Examination.
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 **Minor Field:** 12 credits. If the student declares a formal minor, these credits must be in the graduate program corresponding to that minor. Final authority for the designation of what courses can be counted toward this requirement is the Director of Graduate Studies. **Minor Field:** 12 credits. If the student declares a formal minor, these credits must be in the graduate program corresponding to that minor. Final authority for the designation of what courses can be counted toward this requirement is the Director of Graduate Studies.
  
-**Course Level:​** ​All courses ​must be at the 4xxx5xxx or 8xxx level. ​(Some 4xxx courses, such as Physics 4001, 4002, 4101, 4202 and 4303, do not earn graduate ​credits.)  At least 6 credits of the courses in the sub-field and 8 credits total (not counting thesis credits) must be at the 8xxx level.+**Course Level:​** ​Courses that count towards a Ph.D. degree ​must be at the 40005000 or 8000 level. ​In the case of 4000 courses, ​undergraduate core courses ​such as Physics 4001, 4002, 4101, 4201, and 4303, which are considered to be remedial as far as the graduate program is concerned, do **not** earn graduate ​creditOn the other hand, other 4000 level classes ("​Introduction to" coursesthat are an introduction to a specific discipline: PHYS 4041, 4211, 4511, 4611, 4623, 4811, and 4911 earn graduate credit. A maximum of nine 4000 level course credits may be used to satisfy the doctoral credit requirements. ​At least 6 credits of the courses in the sub-field and 8 credits total (not counting thesis credits) must be at the 8000 level.
  
 **Foreign Language Requirement:​** No formal requirement. However, the adviser may require a reading knowledge of a particular foreign language when that is necessary for the writing of the dissertation. **Foreign Language Requirement:​** No formal requirement. However, the adviser may require a reading knowledge of a particular foreign language when that is necessary for the writing of the dissertation.
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 **Thesis Credits:** 24 (Physics 8888) **Thesis Credits:** 24 (Physics 8888)
  
-**Writing and Defense of Thesis:** Ph.D. candidates must write and defend a thesis in a final oral examination. See Chapter 3 for more details. The thesis must be written and formatted according to the Graduate School rules, ​and an electronic copy of the final document approved by the thesis committee must be submitted to the Graduate School. ​+**Writing and Defense of Thesis:** Ph.D. candidates must write and defend a thesis in a final oral examination. See Chapter 3 for more details. The thesis must be written and formatted according to the Graduate School rules, ​
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