What to expect at the Department
More detailed information is available
Download and read this PDF file for more detailed information.
Requirements before graduation
- Written preliminary exam: see more details here.
- six core courses : PHYS 8101, 8102, 8201, 8202, 8011, & 8301
- Minimum of 30 credit hours taken at UGA (No grade below C): see more details here.
- Oral exam: see more details here.
Forming your committee
- After passing the written prelim exam, you need to form your permanent advisory committee.
- Must consist of a minimum of 3 members of the graduate faculty including the major professor(s) as the chair(s).
- See detailed information https://www.physast.uga.edu/academic_programs/grad/thesis-submission.
- Final submission typically 10-12 days before commencement
International Students: After graduation (OPT)
- See this PDF file for detailed information.
Check for available resources at https://financialhardship.uga.edu
For grievance procedure, see https://www.physast.uga.edu/policies/student-issues/grievance
Much of the information shown above is also avalable through the graduate school
- www.grad.uga.edu --> "Current Students Tab"
- Contact graduate school : firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contact the graduate coordinator (email@example.com).