Jun 21, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Specialization in Physics [Science]

Continuation in the Specialization in Physics program requires successful completion of at least ★24 with a minimum 2.3 GPA in the previous Fall/Winter. In addition, graduation requires a minimum 2.3 GPA on the last ★90 credited to the degree.


  1. By the end of their programs, students must have taken ★18 of Arts options.
  2. PS Senior Science options: Any 200- or higher level course offered by the Faculty of Science (see details of courses ).
  3. PS Pool A: PHYS 301 , PHYS 362 , PHYS 364 , all 300- and 400-level ASTRO, GEOPH, MA PH, and MATH courses; all 400-level PHYS courses. Other courses may be taken with prior consent of Department.
  4. PS Pool B: all 400-level ASTRO, GEOPH, MA PH, and PHYS. Other courses may be taken with prior consent of Department.
  5. Credit in SCI 100 is considered equivalent to MATH 114 , MATH 115 , PHYS 144 , PHYS 146  and ★6 Science options (see details of courses ).
  6. Credit in SCI 151  will be considered equivalent to ★6 Science options.

Year 4

  • ★6 in PS Senior Science options (see Note 2)
  • ★15 in PS Pool A options (see Note 3)
  • ★6 in PS Pool B options (see Note 4)
  • ★3 in Arts option (see Note 1)

Science Internship Program

A Science Internship Program, is offered to students in the General, Specialization or Honors programs in Physics (see Science Internship Program  for guidelines to the program). The Science Internship designation will appear on the degree parchments of students who have participated in the program and who have also successfully completed PHYS 400 .