2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Physics with Secondary Concentration in the Biomedical Field, BA

Requirements

The program of study requires a minimum of 30 hours on a 124-hour degree, consisting of:

Thirty hours of physics are required, including 13 hours of

PHYS 10901First-Year Physics and Astronomy Seminar

1

PHYS 20474Physics I with Laboratory: Mechanics

4

PHYS 20484Physics II with Laboratory: Electromagnetism and Optics

4

PHYS 30491Physics III Laboratory

1

PHYS 30493Physics III Modern Physics

3

12 hours selected from

PHYS 30113Intermediate Astronomy

3

PHYS 30123Observational Astronomy

3

PHYS 30553Mechanics

3

PHYS 30603Thermal Physics

3

PHYS 30703Digital Electronics

3

PHYS 30843Biomedical Imaging

3

PHYS 40113Elements of Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 40653Electromagnetic Fields

3

PHYS 40663Electromagnetic Radiation and Optics

3

PHYS 50703Nonlinear Dynamics

3

PHYS 50713Contemporary Topics in Physics

3

PHYS 50723Introduction to Solid State Physics

3

PHYS 50733Computational Physics

3

PHYS 50743Stellar Astrophysics

3

PHYS 50753Topics in Biophysics

3

PHYS 50763Experimental Methods in Biochemistry and Biophysics

3

 

PHYS 40103Senior Research in Physics or Astronomy

3

OR

PHYS 40003Senior Honors Research in Physics or Astronomy

3

PHYS 10154, PHYS 10164 can be taken in place of PHYS 20474 and 20484 with permission

It is recommended that 9 or more hours be selected from

PHYS 30553Mechanics

3

PHYS 30603Thermal Physics

3

PHYS 30843Biomedical Imaging

3

PHYS 40113Elements of Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 40653Electromagnetic Fields

3

PHYS 40663Electromagnetic Radiation and Optics

3

Associated requirements

12 hours of

MATH 10524Calculus I

4

MATH 20524Calculus II

4

And one upper-division class

Plus

CHEM 10113General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 10123General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 10122General Chemistry II Laboratory

2

OR

CHEM 20123Quantitative Analysis

3

 

CHEM 30121Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 30123Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 30143Organic Qualitative Analysis

3

CHEM 30133Organic Chemistry II

3

BIOL 10501Introductory Biology Lab I

1

BIOL 10503Introductory Biology I

3

BIOL 10511Introductory Biology Lab II

1

BIOL 10513Introductory Biology II

3

Recommended additional 6 hours selected from

BIOL 30404Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

4

BIOL 30603Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology

3

BIOL 40123Genetics

3

BIOL 40224Developmental Biology

4