Federal University, Dutsin-ma

Katsina state, Nigeria

Courses: 4th Year 2nd Sem., B. Sc. (Ed) Physics

  1. EDU452: Research Project

    (4 credit units)

    An application of research methods and data processing course to field experience under the guidance of the Faculty members. Exposure to EDU 341 and EDU 322 is required for this course.

  2. EDU412: Guidance and Counselling

    (2 credit units)

    Introductory course in the nature, aims, objectives, theories and methods of guidance and counseling in the Nigerian educational system. An examination of students’ needs and problems - biological and environmental, and the importance of guidance and counselling as probable measures for coping with them; such aspects of counselling and guidance - vocational, placement, orientation and evaluation, and tools for cumulative records, tests and inventories and their uses

  3. SED432: Science/Mathematics Methods III

    (2 credit units)

    Post Teaching Practice remediation and Microteacing.

  4. EDU422: Special Education

    (2 credit units)

  5. PHY472: Research Project

    (6 credit units)

    The course offers students the opportunity to do research in contemporary physics and under the supervision of staff. A detailed report on the research is presented by the student when the project is completed

  6. PHY412: Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy

    (3 credit units)

    The Hydrogen atom; relativistic effects and spin. Identical particles and symmetry. Many electron atoms. Coupling schemes and vector model. Seeman effect. Hyperfine structure. The diatomic molecule; the Frank-Condon principle. X-ray diffraction. Microwave methods. Resonance phenomena; ESR, NMR and optical pumping and Mossbauer scattering. General concept of spectroscopy, spectroscopy for NQ, ESR, infrared and Raman spectroscopy.

  7. PHY442: Mathematical Methods in Physics II

    (3 credit units)

    Partial differential equations, Solution of boundary value problems of partial differential equations by various methods which include: separation of variables, the method of integral transforms, Sturm – Liouville theory; uniqueness of solutions, calculus of residues and applications to evaluation of integrals and summation of series. Applications to various physical situations which may include electromagnetic theory, quantum theory, diffusion phenomena

  8. PHY422: Atmospheric Physics

    (2 credit units)

    Atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics, radiative transfer processes, particles in the atmosphere, cloud physics.

  9. PHY492 : Biophysics II

    (2 credit units)

    Salt and water transport in the gut. The origin of living matter, bioengineering.

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