B.S., Major in Biomedical Physics requirements (38-41 credits)

Biomedical Physics Core
PHY 201General Physics for the Life Sciences 13
PHY 202General Physics for the Life Sciences II 23
PHY 205General Physics Laboratory I1
PHY 206General Physics Laboratory II1
PHY 301Modern Physics3
PHY 397Research Methods2
PHY 491Seminar1
PHY 497Directed Independent Research1-3
PHY 499Research Capstone1
Biophysics Lecture Elective3
Choose one from the following:
Physics in Medicine
Introduction to Biological Physics
Total Credits19-21
1

PHY 213 General Physics for the Physical Sciences I  or PHY 221 Advanced General Physics I:Modeling the Physical World may be substituted for PHY 201 General Physics for the Life Sciences.

2

PHY 214 General Physics for the Physical Sciences IIor PHY 222 Advanced General Physics II:Modeling the Physical World may be substituted for PHY 202 General Physics for the Life Sciences II.

An additional 19-20 hours of upper division coursework from BIO (3 credit hours minimum, 300 level and above), CHM, PHY (6 credit hours minimum, 400 level or above), and MTH.  

This can be satisfied by completing one of the following specializations:

Pre-Biomedical Engineering Specialization

Pre-Biomedical Engineering Specialization
CHM 321Organic Chemistry I3
CHM 322Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1
BIO 362Cell Structure and Function3
MTH 350Applied Linear Algebra and Differential Equations3
PHY 471Classical Mechanics3
PHY 553Computational Physics3
PHY Elective Any additional PHY courses numbered 400 or above.3
Total Credits19

Pre-Medical Physics Specialization

BIO 449Animal Physiology3
BIO 433Vertebrate Comparative Anatomy4
MTH 347Calculus III3
PHY 471Classical Mechanics3
PHY 531Quantum Mechanics3
PHY 561Nuclear Physics3
Total Credits19

Pre-Biophysics Specialization

CHM 321Organic Chemistry I3
CHM 322Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHM 323Organic Chemistry II3
CHM 324Organic Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHM 371Biochemistry of Metabolism3
BIO 362Cell Structure and Function3
PHY 553Computational Physics3
PHY 541Thermodynamics And Statistical Mechanics3
Total Credits20

Requisite Courses:

BIO 201 General Biology: Organismal and Population & BIO 205 General Biology: Organismal and Population Laboratory, BIO 202 General Biology: Cellular and Molecular & BIO 206 General Biology: Cellular and Molecular Laboratory , CHM 203 General Chemistry I & CHM 204 General Chemistry I Laboratory,  CHM 205 General Chemistry II (or CHM 285 Advanced General Chemistry II),  CHM 206 General Chemistry II Laboratory  (or CHM 286 Chemical and Statistical Analysis Laboratory),  MTH 245 Calculus I, and MTH 246 Calculus II