Go to the U of M home page
School of Physics & Astronomy
Physics & Astronomy Wiki

graduate_handbook:the_ph.d._requirements

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
graduate_handbook:the_ph.d._requirements [2018/04/04 13:58]
vinals
graduate_handbook:the_ph.d._requirements [2019/08/28 14:41] (current)
vinals
Line 11: Line 11:
 **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 4000, 5000 or 8000 level. ​(Some 4000 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 8000 level.+**Course Level:​** ​Courses that count towards a Ph.D. degree ​must be at the 4000, 5000 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.
graduate_handbook/the_ph.d._requirements.1522868335.txt.gz · Last modified: 2018/04/04 13:58 by vinals