If one would like to study CP violation, what would be the prerequisites for it?

For example, until now I have not studied quantum field theory and have done very little classical field theory, but I have done some quantum mechanics—non-relativistic and relativistic. What else do I need?

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    $\begingroup$ Do you mean what are the prerequisite conditions for CP violation to happen, or what are the academic subjects you need to study to understand CP violation? $\endgroup$ – David Z May 1 '12 at 21:42
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    $\begingroup$ And to add to David's question, do you intend to understand the topic on a theoretical level or what it takes to demonstrate CP violation in an experiment (a complicated topic in itself but requiring a bit less math and rather a lot more understanding of the limits of detector kit)? $\endgroup$ – dmckee May 1 '12 at 22:02
  • $\begingroup$ @DavidZaslavsky: I need to know the academic subjects needed to understand CP violation. to dmckee: Both. But as a priority I want to understand it on a theoretical level. Thanks. $\endgroup$ – Venugopal May 4 '12 at 23:38

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