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Profile of the Physics Department

The Citadel is a Comprehensive Four Year Undergraduate College offering various Bachelor Degrees and Graduate College offering various Master Degrees.

Curriculum:           

Physics Major:            Introduction for Physics Majors

                                                 Three semesters (15 hrs) intro physics and lab

                                                 Two semesters of classical mechanics

                                                 Electronics and lab

                                                 Optics and lab

                                                 Mathematical methods in physics

                                                 Two semesters of electrodynamics

                                                 Two semesters of quantum mechanics

                                                 Thermodynamics

                                                 Advanced laboratory

                                                 Advanced or Special Topic

                                                 Three semesters research project

Applied Physics

Minor:                       

                                                 Fifteen hours introductory sequence plus nine  hours of applied courses

 

Additional

Information:                  Excellent building and equipment, active research in astronomy, space physics,

                                       high energy physics, and atomic/ condensed-matter physics. 

                                       Military environment in the undergraduate college.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 16 November 2011 11:09)