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PHYS 479 Special Topics in Physics

This course covers advanced topics in physics that vary from semester to semester. Because the content of each section of this course is different, students may take this course more than once for credit. Intended for students minoring in physics in their junior or senior year.


Special information

First day attendance is mandatory.
1-5 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 16, 2013 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Explain and apply scientific knowledge in a selected topic of physics, theoretical and/or experimental, at the upper division level.
  • Read and interpret primary scientific literature in physics.
  • Recall, explain and apply the concepts, knowledge and vocabulary of physics at the level necessary for success in undergraduate research and/or graduate study in this field.