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 2017 are as follows:

  • Thursday, August 10, 0900-1200: Classical & Statistical Mechanics
  • Thursday, August 10, 1400-1700: Quantum Mechanics
  • Friday, August 11, 0900-1200: E&M and Special Relativity

Sign up is required by COB Friday, July 28. 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.