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Health Physics (B.S.)

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

Effective Summer 2017

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

The Bachelor of Science program in health physics requires to graduate; students must fulfill all general education requirements and complete 120 credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 in all courses required by the major as well as overall.

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

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