Background

The Comprehensive Exam is administered every year in August near the start of the fall semester. The exam consists of three sections: Classical & Statistical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, and Electromagnetism & Special Relativity. 

Next Exam

The exam dates for August 2018 are as follows:

  • Thursday, August 9, 0900-1200: Classical & Statistical Mechanics
  • Thursday, August 9, 1400-1700: Quantum Mechanics
  • Friday, August 10, 0900-1200: E&M and Special Relativity

Sign up is required by COB Friday, July 20. See Dora Wynn in OPB 201.

Past exams are available via Google Drive here (must access with UAH credentials).

Past Exams

At present, past exams are distributed to current graduate students.