B.Sc. Degree in Physics

                                                    (Physics)

 

Course

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Course

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University Requirements   (24 Credits)

 

A. Compulsory Courses   (12 Credits)

101   Arabic Language

102   History of Arab & Islamic Civilisation.

161   English (a)

162   English (b)

 

B.  Elective Courses (12 credits)

Students choose 3 from the

following:            

101   Introduction to Psychology     

101   Introduction to Sociology        

101   Principles of Statistics               

101   Methods of Scientific Research

101   Man and Environment              

102   Islamic Culture

110   Introduction to Business

         Management

102   Home Economics                        

103   Principles of Philosophy           

103   Government and Politics

         of Kuwait

104     The Palestine Question            

163   English Language (c )               

201   Principles of Education

173   English Language

                 

Any 100 level course offered by the Faculty of Science

 

Faculty Requirements  (17 Credits)

PHYS 101  General Physics (1)

PHYS 102  General Physics (2)

PHYS 105  General Physics Lab. (1)

PHYS 107  General Physics Lab. (2)

Math 101   Calculus (1)

Math 102   Calculus (2)

Math 111   Linear Algebra

 

 

 

 

 

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Departmental Requirements    (61 Credits)

 

A. Compulsory Core Courses  (33 Credits)

 

Math 126    Computer Programming

Math 211    Calculus (3)

PHYS 203   General Physics (3)

PHYS 209   Modern Physics

PHYS 213   Principles of Electronics

PHYS 217  Mathematical Methods in Physics

PHYS 301   Quantum Physics (1)

PHYS 303   Quantum Physics (2)

PHYS 310   Classical Mechanics

PHYS 312   Electromagnetic Theory

PHYS 340   Computational Physics (1)

 

B. Compulsory Specialization

Courses    (13 Credits)

 

PHYS 306  Modern Physics Lab

PHYS 314  Thermal Physics

PHYS 401  Quantum Mechanics

PHYS 406  Advanced Physics Lab

PHYS 407  Mathematical Physics

 

C. Specialization Electives  (15 Credits)

 

To be chosen from the 300 and/or 400 level courses offered by the department. Courses must include at least 6 credit hours from the following list:

 

PHYS 402  Nuclear Physics

PHYS 404  Solid State Physics

PHYS 408  Atomic Physics

PHYS 409  Statistical Physics

PHYS 425  Modern Optics

 

Minor Requirements  (24 Credits)

Departmental Approval has to be obtained for minors offered by other than Faculty of Science.

 

 

 

 

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