Sep 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Physics, Modern Optics Concentration, MS


MS Physics, concentration in Modern Optics is offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy . The students in this concentration receive instruction in fundamental areas of physics and gain experience and knowledge in a wide range of subjects related to Modern Optics. All candidates are required to complete a thesis including the defense (Plan A) or take an oral comprehensive examination as culminating experience (Plan B).

The admission requirements , advancement to candidacy , and graduation requirements  are detailed on the Physics, MS  degree program section of the catalog.

Master’s Requirements (30 units)


Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (3 units)


Students must pass the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) 

Electives (6 units)


Culminating Experience (6 units)


Complete one option (Plan A or Plan B):

Plan A (Thesis)


Plan B (Project)


Total Units Required (30 units)