Nanjing University of
Information Science & Technology



Program Name: Physics
Program Code: 070201
Program Length: 4 years
Degree Type: Science


Brief Introduction:

The aim of this program is to enable students to understand the basic theories and methods of physics and to explore scientific laws and experimental skills, and to prepare students for scientific thinking and spirits.
The core courses for this program include mechanics, electromagnetics, thermology, optics, theoretical mechanics, thermodynamics and statistical physics, atomic physics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, solid state physics, general physics experiments, mathematical methods of physics, etc. For the demands of the society and career, there are also some optional courses, e.g., topics of modern physics, physics thinking and humanistic spirit, packaging technology, computer languages. In order to improve their practical and creative abilities, practical bases both in campus and out of campus have been set up.


Course Content
The program is divided into 4 academic years or 8 semesters and a moderate number of courses are delivered in each of them (follow the links to find out more about each course).

Semester I
Advanced Mathematics I (1)
Computer Basis I
University Physics Experiments (3)

Semester II
Advanced Mathematics I (2)
Linear Algebra
University Physics Experiments (4)
C Programming

Semester III
Probability and Statistics
University Physics Experiments (5)

Semester IV
Mathematical Methods of Physics
Theoretical Mechanics
Atomic and Molecular Physics

Semester V
Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
Computational Physics
Circuits and Principles of Motors
Analogue Circuits
Pulse and Digital Circuits
MATLAB Programming
Mechanical Drafting

Semester VI
Quantum Mechnics
Solid State Physics
Modern Physics Expriments
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Thin-film Technology
Laser Technology and Its Applications
Principles and Applications of Single-chip Microcomputers
Atmopheric Physics

Semester VII
Structures and Performance Testing of Functional Materials
Introduction to Materials
Semiconductor Physics
Theory and Applications of Information Optics
Structures and Properties of Matter
Superconducting Technology and Its Applications
Packaging Technology

Semester VIII
Research Project