To receive the QSE minor, graduate students must fulfill the following requirements:
• 18 units (two terms) from the following list: APh/Ph 138ab
• 18 units (two terms) from the following list: Ph 137ab, Ph/CS 219abc, CS/Ph 120, Ph/APh 223ab, APh 150 (special topics class when topic is relevant to QSE, in consultation with the oversight committee), Ph177 (relevant QSE topic must be chosen in consultation with oversight committee). Other courses relevant to QSE can be included in consultation with the oversight committee.
All courses to be applied toward the QSE minor requirements must be taken on a graded basis, and students must obtain a grade of B- or higher in all courses. At least 18 units of courses that are used to satisfy the QSE minor cannot be used to satisfy course requirements in the major options unless absolutely required by the option. Courses taken as part of the QSE minor are counted toward the total number of units required for the completion of the Ph.D. degree.