Academic Catalog

MINOR PROGRAM(S) IN PHYSICS

Minor Program in Physics

The aim of the program is to enable the undergraduate students of the other departments to follow the new developments in fundamental sciences and technology. At the same time, to help the students from other disciplines who would like to do graduate study in physics by establishing minimum background knowledge in Physics.

Compulsory Courses

Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Contact
(hours/week)
Laboratory
(hours/week)
ECTS
Credit
PHYS210 MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN PHYSICS II 4 4 0 8.0
PHYS300 QUANTUM PHYSICS 4 4 0 8.0
PHYS331 ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY I 4 4 0 8.0
PHYS335 CLASSICAL MECHANICS I 4 4 0 8.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
PHYS202 MODERN PHYSICS 4 4 0 8.0
PHYS207 CONCEPTS OF MODERN PHYSICS 3 3 0 5.0
2 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Physics.
Total minimum credit: 30

Minor Program in Solid State

To motivate the undergraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering students to do interdisciplinary projects, and research by gaining knowledge and practice in solid state physics and microelectronics, and at the same time to enable them to follow the new developments in the fundamentals and technologies of these fields.

Compulsory Courses

Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Contact
(hours/week)
Laboratory
(hours/week)
ECTS
Credit
PHYS300 QUANTUM PHYSICS 4 4 0 8.0
PHYS312 ELEMENTARY CONDENSED MATTER PHYS. 4 4 0 7.0
PHYS409 PHYSICS OF CONDENSED MATTER I 3 3 0 7.0
PHYS439 PHYSICS OF SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES I 3 3 0 5.0
PHYS202 MODERN PHYSICS 4 4 0 8.0
PHYS207 CONCEPTS OF MODERN PHYSICS 3 3 0 5.0
2 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Physics.
Total minimum credit: 26