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Physics Master's Degree Requirements

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The requirements for the Master’s degree consist of 30 graduate credits, at least 15 of which shall be in the 600-900 courses, (3.000 average), and at least 21 of which shall be in physics. The 15 credits of 600-900 courses may include 6 credits of Master’s thesis, PHYSICS 699. The M.S. candidate must take at least one course in the Quantum Mechanics sequence which starts with PHYSICS 564. At least five courses in physics must be passed with a grade of A or B, and a general examination must be passed or a Master’s thesis written and successfully defended before the degree is awarded.