Below are the graduate courses offered annually. See the Graduate Catalog for course descriptions.

Fall Courses

PH 501: Classical Dynamics

PH 531: Electromagnetic Theory I

PH 542: Quantum Mechanics II

Spring Courses

PH 532: Electromagnetic Theory II

PH 541: Quantum Mechanics I

PH 571: Statistical Physics

PH 511: Biophysics (UAB)

 

In addition, the following specialty courses are offered frequently:

Condensed Matter Physics

  • PH 534: Digital Electronics   (offered every Spring)
  • PH 591: Advanced Laboratory
  • PH 581: Solid State Physics
  • PH 681: Advanced Solid State Physics
  • PH 585: Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
  • PH 586: Advanced Magnetism and Magnetic Phenomena

High Energy Particle Physics Theory

  • PH 523: Relativity
  • PH 561: Nuclear & Elementary Particle Physics
  • PH 591: Advanced Laboratory
  • PH 641: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
  • PH 642: Quantum Field theory
  • PH 661: High Energy Physics
  • PH 662: High Energy Physics II

Astrophysics (within Astronomy specialization)

  • AY 521: Theoretical Astrophysics  (offered every alternate Fall)
  • AY 533: Observational Techniques
  • AY 550: Stars & Stellar Evolution  (offered every alternate Fall)
  • AY 580: Cosmology
  • AY 620: Extragalactic Astrophysics
  • AY 630: Galaxy & Stellar Dynamics
  • AY 640: Radiative Processes

For a complete list of courses offered by the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, please refer to the Graduate Catalog.
For details on course requirements for graduate students, please refer to the Graduate Student handbook.