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231 CAP Building
525 Rivers Street
Boone, NC
28608
(828) 262-3090
FAX: (828) 262-

Department Chair
Dr. Anthony G. Calamai
calamaiag@appstate.edu

Physics Program Coordinator
Dr. Patricia E. Allen
allenpe@appstate.edu

Astronomy Program Coordinator
Dr. Joseph T. Pollock
pollockjt@appstate.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator
Dr. J. Sidney Clements
clementsjs@appstate.edu

 

Sample Course Curriculum (Thesis Option)

SAMPLE COURSE CURRICULUM (THESIS OPTION)

1st Year (Fall Semester) Hours Graduate student working on the 32" scope at
DSO
PHY 5330 Digital Electronics* 3
PHY 5730 Analog Systems* 3
PHY 5430 Digital Systems 4
PHY 5002 Physics Literature 1
PHY 5010 Colloqium 1
1st Year (Spring Semester)
PHY 5020 Computational Methods in Physics and Engineering* 3
PHY 5635 Microcomputer Interfacing and Robotics 4
PHY 5735 Microcontrollers 3
Elective 3
1st Year (Summer)
Begin Research Project
2nd Year (Fall Semester)
PHY 5510 Physics of Transducers 4
PHY 5550 Directed Research 3
Physics Elective 3
2nd Year (Spring Semester)
PHY 5435 Laboratory Automation 4
PHY 5999 Thesis 6
TOTAL GRADUATE (> 5000) HOURS  30

*Substitute an elective if you have already taken an equivalent course

 

 

 

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