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prelim [2019/01/12 05:39]
casey [The Day Before]
prelim [2019/01/16 22:28] (current)
mayo Adding cosmology prelim info
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   * You can't take a prelim in both ISM (216) and Star Formation (Steve Stahler'​s 250) (too much overlap)   * You can't take a prelim in both ISM (216) and Star Formation (Steve Stahler'​s 250) (too much overlap)
   * Most seminars (250 classes) can't be used for prelims   * Most seminars (250 classes) can't be used for prelims
-  * Physics courses generally can't be used for prelims, with possible exceptions ​(for example, Physics 229 may be used for cosmology prelim ​instead of Astro C161)+  * Physics courses generally can't be used for prelims, with possible exceptions ​ 
 +  * Starting in 2019the undergrad course Astro C161 is sufficient background for the cosmology prelim. ​Physics 229 may also be taken for the cosmology prelim, although it is more advanced and focuses more on research.
  
 Prelim topics do not need to be topics that you plan to concentrate on in your thesis. ​ Some people use the prelim as opportunity to become fluent in their research area, but others use it as a chance to study a topic that they would never otherwise learn in great detail. ​ The choice is yours. Prelim topics do not need to be topics that you plan to concentrate on in your thesis. ​ Some people use the prelim as opportunity to become fluent in their research area, but others use it as a chance to study a topic that they would never otherwise learn in great detail. ​ The choice is yours.