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  • Department of Physics
    225 Physics Building
    Davis, CA 95616
    Tel: (530) 752-1501
    Fax: (530) 752-4717
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  • 250 Mrak Hall
    One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616

    Phone: (530) 752-0650
    Fax: (530) 752-6222
Physics

Application Deadlines


Click here for the admission and fellowship deadlines for this program.

Degrees Offered

  • M.S. Plan I
  • M.S. Plan II
  • Ph.D. Plan B

Designated Emphases

Admission Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores (subject test recommended)
  • Preference will be given to doctoral applicants. Students interested in a master's degree should contact the chair of the Graduate Admissions Committee prior to submitting an application.

Degree Requirements

Students follow the degree requirements reflecting the year s/he was admitted or the most recent version below.

Exceptions

  • S/U Exception
    • Only two per student
    • Approval of the Adviser
    • PHY 219B
    • PHY 224ABC
    • PHY229AB
    • PHY230ABC
    • PHY 240ABC
    • PHY241
    • PHY242
    • PHY243ABC
    • PHY245ABC
    • PHY246
    • PHY250
    • PHY252AB
    • PHY260
    • PHY262
    • PHY263
    • PHY265-7

Students gain advanced knowledge of classical physics, quantum mechanics, and statistical mechanics. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for applying physics understanding to professional research and teaching in physics.

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Faculty in Physics have completed the Mentoring at Critical Transitions Program.

This is a departmentally-based Graduate Program.

For more information, visit the Physics website.

Contacts

Program Chair
Andreas J Albrecht
(Department Chair)
Physics (530) 754-9269
Rena J Zieve
(Graduate Program Chair)
Physics (530) 752-2510
Academic Advisers
Andreas J Albrecht
(Adviser: General)
Physics 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (530) 754-9269
Maxwell B Chertok
(Adviser: General)
Physics 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (530) 754-7351
David Wittman
(Adviser: Admissions and General)
Physics 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 754-5354
Rena J Zieve
(Adviser: Primary Contact)
Physics 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (530) 752-2510
Graduate Program Staff Coordinator
Angela Sharma Physics (530) 752-1501
Student Affairs Officer (SAO) in the Office of Graduate Studies
Amelia Brown Office of Graduate Studies (530) 752-1473