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Physics Graduate Handbook


  • Orientation
  • Advising
  • Teaching
  • Assessments and their value
  • Ethics and Professionalism in Research
  • The First Year
  • The Second Year
  • Third and Later Years
  • Tuition and Related Issues
  • School Activities
  • Finding a Job
  • Table 1.1: Outline of Physics M.Sc. Program Requirements
  • Table 1.2: Outline of Physics Ph.D. Program Requirements
  • Table 1.3: Forms you need to file to the Graduate School
  • Table 1.4: Forms you need to file to the Graduate School (Master Plan A)
  • Table 1.5: Forms you need to file to the Graduate School (Master Plan B)
  • Table 1.6: Forms you need to file to the Graduate School (Master Plan C)
  • Table 1.7: Special Forms for all degrees

For New Students

  • Orientation
  • Courses
  • Table 2.1: Sample schedules
  • Table 2.2: Some Courses Taken By First Year Students
  • The Graduate Written Examination
  • Getting Started in Research

Beyond the First Year

  • The Committee and the Degree Program
  • Table 3.1: Physics Courses by Sub-field
  • Some Typical Course Programs
  • The Preliminary Oral Examination
  • The Thesis and Its Defense

M.S. Degree Requirements

  • Plan A: M.S. With Thesis
  • Plan B: M.S. Without Thesis
  • Plan C: M.S. Course Work plus Graduate Written Examination
  • Combining the M.S. and the Ph.D.

Ph.D. Degree Requirements

Minor Requirements

Physics Graduate Policies

  • Requirements for satisfactory progress in the graduate program
  • Financial Aid Policy
  • Tuition and Summer Registration Policy
  • Graduate Written Examination Policy
  • Assignment of M.S. and Ph.D. Committees
  • Preliminary Oral Examination
  • Grading Policy
  • Criteria for Registration Warnings and Holds

TA Employment Policies

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