Condensed Matter and Materials Physics Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of macroscopic physical phenomena and properties that arise from basic microscopic interactions. Includes instruction in low-temperature and solid-state physics, x-ray physics, liquids and soft materials, including the study of semiconductors, metals, superliquids, magnets, superconductors, glasses, gels, polymers, colloids, neural networks, and macromolecules. Is Condensed Matter and Materials Physics the right major for you?
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Condensed Matter and Materials Physics Major

What Courses Do Condensed Matter and Materials Physics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Condensed Matter and Materials Physics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics

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