Course Requirements

The certificate requirements incorporate many courses already required for the three majors.  To receive the certificate, students must complete the following four sets of requirements.
 

Introductory Courses:
 
All of the following three sequences:

Physics 174 and 175 Intro to Physics (4 cr each)
 or   Physics 475 and 476 Honors Intro to Physics (4 cr each)

Chemistry 110 and 120  General Chemistry(4 cr each)
 or  Chemistry 710 and 720 Honors General Chemistry(4 cr each)
 or   Chemistry 960 and 970 Chemistry for Engineers (3 cr each)

Math 220, 230, 240, and 250 (4 cr each)
 

Laboratory Courses:

Both of the following sequences:

Physics 219     Basic Laboratory Techniques (2 cr)
 or  Physics 577   Modern Physical Measurement(4 cr)
 or  Chemistry 250 and 260    Analytical Chemistry with Lab (4 cr total)
 or   EE 0501    Digital Systems Lab (3 cr)

Phys 525     Electronics Lab (3 cr)
 or  EE  1201 and 1212 Electronics Lab (3 cr each)
 
or  Chemistry 1430 and 1255     P Chem Lab and Instruments Lab (1 cr each)

Advanced Courses:

All of the following four sequences:

Phys 1361     Waves and Optics Lab (3 cr)

EE 1247        Semiconductor Devices (3 cr)

EE 1232        Lasers and Optronics (3 cr)

Chemistry 1410      Physical Chemistry (Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy) (3 cr )
or  Physics 1370 and 1371 (3 cr each)


and two of the following three sequences:

Physics 1351     Electricity and Magnetism (3 cr)
 or  EE 1259 and 1266 (3 cr each)

Chemistry 1250  Instrumental Analysis (3 cr)

Telcom 2222 Photonic Communication (3 cr)(3


and two of the following courses:

Physics 1374     Solid State Physics (3 cr)

Chemistry 1620  Atoms, Molecules, and Materials (3 cr)

MEMS 1057 Micro/Nano Manufacturing (3 cr)


Chemistry Photonics Option requirements
: regular required courses Chemistry 1140, Chem 1440, and senior science elective are waived.  Phys 1361 (optics lab), Chem 1470 (Photonics 1), and
Chem 1472 (Photonics 2)  are required, plus one of the following three courses: Phys 1351 (electricity and magnetism), EE 1247 (semiconductors), or EE 1232 (lasers and optronics).


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