
Courses Description 
NonRelativistic Quantum Mechanics 
3 credit 
Operators, Commutator's algebra, Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, Heisenberg's Uncertainty principle, The Virial theorem, Postulates of quantum mechanics, The linear harmonic oscillator, The ladder method of harmonic oscillator, the central force problem, The Hatom, The angular momentum, The spin, The Pauli matrices, The timeindependent perturbation theory, Degenerate perturbation theory, The variational method, Theory of scattering. 
Analytical Mechanics 
3 credit 
Tensor calculus, Lagrange and Hamiltonian formulations, dynamical systems with constraints, symmetry and conservation principles, Hamilton Jacobi formalism, relativistic dynamics, small oscillations. 
Electromagnetic Theory 
3 credit 
Electric Field  Coulomb's Law  Gauss's Law  Scalar Potential  Poisson and Laplace's equations  Electrostatic Potential Energy  Method of Images  BoundaryValue Problems in Cartesian, Spherical, and Cylindrical Coordinates Electrostatic of Macroscopic Media  Multipole Expansion  Boundaryvalue Problems with Dielectrics  Electrostatic energy in Dielectric  Polarizability and Electric Susceptibility  Biot and Savart Law  Ampere's Law  Vector Potential  BoundaryValue Problems in Magnetostaics  Faraday's Law of Induction  Magnetic Energy  Maxwell Equations. 
Methods of Mathematical Physics 
3 credit 
Vector space, tensor analysis, Bessel functions, Legendre functions, spherical harmonics, special functions, calculus of variations. 
Statistical Mechanics 
3 credit 
Elements of classical and quantum statistics of noninteracting particles, the methods of Boltzman and Gibbs, the Htheorem applications. 
Computational Physics 
3 credit 
Introduction to Computing, Introduction to Fortran Programming, Ordinary Differential Equation by Simple Method, Multistep and Implicit Method, Runga Kutta methods, Stability, Boundary Value and Eigenvalue Problems by Numerov Algorithm, by integration, by Green Function, by eigenvalue problems, solving one dimensional Schrödinger equation, Special functions, Gaussian Quadrature , Matrix Operation and Monte Carlo technique. 
Special Topics 1 
3 credit 
One of the following courses:
a) Solid State Theory b) Waves and Plasma Physics
c) High Energy Physics d) Nuclear Physics
e) Optoelectronics 
Special Topics 2 
3 credit 
a) Physics of Semiconductors b) Optical Fibers
c) Quantum Field Theory d) Advanced Mathematical Physics
e) Atomic and Molecular Physics 
Special Topics 3 
3 credit 
Selected topics in physics to be decided by the department. 
Islamic Studies 
3 credit 

Thesis 
6 credit 
The student has to undertake and complete a research topic under the supervision of a department member in order to probe in depth a specific problem in Physics.
 

