B.S. with Areas of Emphasis in Medical Physics

  • The Area of Emphasis in Medical Physics is designed for those who are interested in future study in medicine with a strong physics preparation and in medical physics
  • As opposed to the basic degree, the courses PHY 302 (Electricity & Magnetism II), PHY 330 (Mechanics), PHY 443 (Quantum Mechanics II) and PHY 445 (Mathematical Methods of Physics) are not required, as well as 2 hours of advanced elective lab and 4 hours or differential calculus. The upper level science courses required for the AoE can be used to satisfy the physics elective requirements. Completion of an AoE is posted on the student’s transcript.
  • The AoE requires basic science courses which will fulfill the college requirements of eight hours in a second/third science, so that these are not an extra requirement. The upper level science courses required for the AoE can be used to satisfy the physics elective requirements. Completion of an AoE is posted on the student’s transcript.
  • Together with the math requirements, the basic and upper level science courses and the capstone project, you will have to fulfill a total of 61 credit hours specific to your major plus 13 credit hours of math.
  • In addition to these, you will obtain about 48 credit hours by fulfilling the general university and college requirements.
  • A 2.00 overall GPA and a 2.00 Major GPA is required to graduate.

CHM I 10h / BSC I 8h

PHY I 10h

PHY II 14h

CHM II 9h

CORE III = 8 h

CHM 211

BSC 120

PHY 211

PHY 300

CHM 355

4 h PHY elective PHY 350 suggested

4 h BSC elective BSC 322 suggested

CHM 212

BSC 121

PHY 213

PHY 308

CHM 356

CHM 217

 

PHY 202

PHY 320/421

CHM 361

CHM 218

 

PHY 204

PHY 442

 

MTH 229, 230, 231=13h

 

 

PHY Capstone = 2h

 

  • Course Requirements

    Number Course Name Hours
    CHM 211/212 Principles of Chemistry I/II 8
    CHM 217/218 Chemistry Lab I/II 2
    BSC 120 Principles of Biology I/II 8
    PHY 211/213 Principles of Physics I/II 8
    PHY 202/204 Physics Lab 2
    PHY 300 Electricity and Magnetism I 3
    PHY 308 Thermal Physics 3
    PHY 320/421 Modern Physics + Advanced Lab 5
    PHY442 Quantum Mechanics I 3
    CHM 355/356 Organic Chemistry I/II 6
    CHM 361 Organic Chemistry Lab 3
    MTH 229/230/231 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I/II/III 13
    PHY *** (350) Electives (Biomedical Physics) 4
    BSC *** (322)

    Electives (Principles of Cell Biology)

    4
    PHY49* Capstone 2
 
 
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