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Health Physics (B.S.)

Department of Physics and Engineering Technology, College of Science and Technology

Effective Fall, 2014

The Bachelor of Science program in health physics requires 68 semester hours, 15 of which count toward general education requirements. Thus in addition to program requirements, students must complete 35 to 44 semester hours of general education requirements. A total of 120 hours of study is required for a bachelor's degree.

Required courses:

BIOLOGY.114 Concepts in Biology I or BIOLOGY.173 Anatomy Phys I and BIOLOGY.174 Anatomy Phys II

BIOLOGY.411 Radiation Biology

CHEM.115 Chemistry for the Sciences I

CHEM.116 Chemistry for the Sciences II

MATH.125 Calculus I

MATH.126 Calculus II

MATH.225 Calculus III

MATH.322 Differential Equations

A minimum of 3 credits from the following:

MATH.141 Introduction to Statistics

MATH.241 Probability and Statistics

Computer Science Course numbered COMPSCI.121 or higher

PHYSICS.211 General Physics I

PHYSICS.212 General Physics II

PHYSICS.310 Modern Atomic Physics

PHYSICS.315 Electronics

PHYSICS.320 Nuclear Radiation I

PHYSICS.330 Radiation Physics

PHYSICS.360 Health Physics

PHYSICS.420 Nuclear Radiation II

PHYSICS.460 Applied Health Physics

PHYSICS.488 Internship in Health Physics