Current and past semester course listings are available below. Syllabi are available upon request by emailing dmoy@gc.cuny.edu.

Courses are also available on CUNY's website:

Dynamic Course Schedule

Fall 2022

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Mathematical Methods in Physics [Class # tba] – PHYS 70100 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus M, 2:00 pm – 3:50 pm and Th, 11:00 am – 12:50 pm
Room # tba 4.000 Credits V. Parameswaran Nair

Analytical Dynamics [Class # tba] – PHYS 71100 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus M, W, 11:15 am – 1:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Sebastián Franco

Photonics [Class # tba] – PHYS 71200 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus W, 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm and Th, 9:00 am – 10:45 am
Room # tba 4.000 Credits Matthew Sfeir

Quantum Mechanics I [Class # tba] – PHYS 72500 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus M, W, 9:00 am – 10:45 am Room # tba 4.000 Credits Giovanni Ossola

Electromagnetic Theory II [Class # tba] – PHYS 71600 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus Tu, Th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Timothy Boyer
[co-listed with City College of New York’s Physics MS program as Physics V1600]

Solid State Physics [Class # tba] – PHYS 74500
[Open to all levels, non-physics major requires instructor approval]
Graduate Center Campus Tu, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits So Takei

Particle Physics [Class # tba] – PHYS 73600 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus F, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits James Popp

Computational Methods in Physics [Class # tba] – PHYS 78100
[Open to all levels, non-physics major subject to instructor approval]
Graduate Center Campus M, W, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Ariyeh Maller

Quantum Information [Class # tba] – PHYS 83100 [Open to 2 nd year or higher]
Graduate Center Campus Tu, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm and Th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Room # tba 4.000 Credits Janos Bergou

High Energy Physics [Class # tba] – PHYS 83400 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus M, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Jamal Jalilian-Marian

Special Topics: Unsolved Problems in Astrophysics [Class # tba] – PHYS 85200 [Open to all levels]
American Museum of Natural History campus Tu, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Emily Rice
[co-listed with Graduate Center’s MS Astrophysics program]

Special Topics: Early Universe Cosmology [Class # tba] – PHYS 85200 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus W, 1:15 pm – 4:15 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Vladimir Rosenhaus

Survey of Research Opportunities at CUNY [Class # tba] – PHYS 85400
[Open to 1 st-year physics students only]
Graduate Center Campus Th, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Room # tba 3.000 Credits Sophia Suarez
[1st-year students are required to take this course; Grading is Pass/Fail]

Research Rotation I [Class # tba] – PHYS 85500 [Open to 1st-year physics students only]
Graduate Center Campus [rotation faculty and schedules to be announced]
1.000 Credit Alexios Polychronakos
[1st-year students are required to take this course; Grading is Pass/Fail]

Independent Study – PHYS 89900 [Open to Level I and II Physics students only]
1.000 – 4.000 Credits
[Students are limited to 1 Independent Study course per semester, requires permission
of instructor, and open to students with less than 60 total credits]

Dissertation Supervision – PHYS 90000 [Open to Level III Physics students only]
1.000 Credit

Spring 2022

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Electromagnetic Theory I [Class #60489] - PHYS 71500 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center campus Tu, Th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Timothy Boyer

Quantum Mechanics II [Class #60490] - PHYS 72600 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center campus Tu, Th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am Room # tba 4.000 Credits Peter Orland

Statistical Mechanics [Class #60491] - PHYS 74100 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center campus Tu, Th, 11:15 am – 1:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Anatoly Kuklov

Quantum Theory of Fields II [Class #60492] - PHYS 82600 [Open to 2nd year or higher]
Graduate Center campus W, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Daniel Kabat

Quantum Theory of Solids I [Class #60494] - PHYS 84500 [Open to 2nd year or higher]
Graduate Center campus M, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Godfrey Gumbs

General Relativity and Black Holes [Class #60497] - PHYS 85200 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center campus W, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Vladimir Rosenhaus

2 Dimensional Materials [Class #60496] - PHYS 85200 [Open to 2nd year or higher]
Graduate Center campus M, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Room # tba 4.000 Credits Gabriele Grosso
[Open to students in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering and Material Science]

Nanofabrication and Nanodevices [Class #60499] - PHYS 77400 [Open to 2nd year or higher]
Graduate Center Advanced Science Research Center (uptown campus)
F, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm 4.000 Credits Milan Begliarbekov
ASRC room # 5.210
[Cross-listed with M.S. Nanoscience program as NANO 79000]
[Open to students in Physics, Chemistry and Engineering]

Research Rotation II [Class #60498] - PHYS 85600 [Open to 1st-year Physics students only]
Graduate Center campus [Rotation instructors and schedule to be determined]
3.000 Credits Alexios Polychronakos
[1st-year Physics students are required to take this course; grading is Pass/Fail]

Independent Study - PHYS 89900 [Open to Physics students in 2nd year or higher only]
Graduate Center campus 1.000 – 4.000 Credits
[Open to Physics students with less than 60.0 cumulative credits; limited to 1 Independent Study course per
semester; requires permission of Executive Officer; schedule is determined between instructor and student]

Dissertation Supervision - PHYS 90000 [Open to Level 3 Physics students only]

Past Semesters

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Mathematical Methods in Physics [Class # 57929] – PHYS 70100 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus M, W 2:10 pm – 3:55 pm Room # C200(a) 4.000 Credits Sriram Ganeshan

Analytical Dynamics [Class # 57930] – PHYS 71100 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus M, W 11:15 am – 1:00 pm Room # C200(a) 4.000 Credits Sebastián Franco

Photonics [Class # 57931] – PHYS 71200 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus-ASRC(b) T, Th 9:00 am – 10:45 am 1.131 Seminar Room 4.000 Credits Matthew Sfeir

Electromagnetic Theory II [Class # 57935] – PHYS 71600 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus Tu, Th 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Room # 4102 (Science Ctr) 4.000 Credits Timothy Boyer

Quantum Mechanics I [Class # 57933] – PHYS 72500 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus M, W 9:00 am – 10:45 am Room # C200(a) 4.000 Credits Giovanni Ossola

Solid State Physics [Class # 57937] – PHYS 74500
[Open to all levels, non-physics major subject to instructor approval]
Graduate Center Campus Tu 11:00 am – 2:15 pm Room # 4102 (Science Ctr) 4.000 Credits So Takei

Astrophysics I [Class # 57939] – PHYS 75700 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus F 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm Room # 7314 4.000 Credits Tim Paglione Nano and Micro Photonics [Class # 57950] – PHYS 81700
[Open to all levels, requires permission of physics program]
Graduate Center Campus W 9:45 am – 12:45 pm Room # 4102 (Science Ctr) 4.000 Credits Matthew Sfeir
[Cross-listed with M.S. Nanoscience program]

Quantum Theory of Fields I [Class # 57941] – PHYS 82500 [Open to 2nd year or higher]
Graduate Center Campus Th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Room # 4102 (Science Ctr) 4.000 Credits Daniel Kabat

Special Topics: Many-body Quantum Chaos [Class # 57943] – PHYS 85200 [Open to all levels]
Graduate Center Campus M 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Room # 4102 (Science Ctr) 4.000 Credits Vladimir Rosenhaus

Survey of Research Opportunities at CUNY [Class # 57947] – PHYS 85400
[Open to 1st-year physics students only]
Graduate Center Campus F 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Room # 9205-9206 3.000 Credits Azriel Genack
[1st-year students are required to take this course; Grading is Pass/Fail]

Research Rotation I [Class # 57949] – PHYS 85500 [Open to 1st-year physics students only]
Graduate Center Campus [rotation faculty and schedules to be announced] 1.000 Credit
Alexios Polychronakos
[1st-year students are required to take this course; Grading is Pass/Fail]

Independent Study – PHYS 89900 [Open to Level I and II Physics students only]
Graduate Center Campus 1.000 Credits
[Students are limited to 1 Independent Study course per semester, requires permission
of instructor, and open to students with less than 60 total credits]

Dissertation Supervision – PHYS 90000 [Open to Level III Physics students only]

(a) room #C200 (Proshansky Auditorium) is located at the concourse level.
(b) this course is taught at the uptown Graduate Center facility; Advanced Science Research Center, at the City College of New York campus