Pre-Professional Major Requirements

Pre-Professional Track Course Offerings

Pre-requisite Physics (take freshman or sophomore year)
PH 2800/2810 (General Physics I with lab) or PH 2850/2860 – 4 hrs.
PH 2900/2910 (General Physics II with lab) or PH 2940/2920 – 4 hrs.
Or
PH 1700/1710 and PH 1750/1760 – hours

Upper Division Physics:
PH 3200 (Physics of the Body I) – 3 hrs.
PH 3210 (Physics of the Body II) – 3 hrs.
PH 3240 (Physics of Medical Imaging) – 3 hrs.
PH 4400 (Optics) – 3 hrs. or PH 4500 (Modern) – 3 hrs.
PH 4900 (Research in Physics of Medicine capstone) – 1 hr.

Math Required:
MT 1800 Calculus I

Even Fall Course Offerings Odd Spring Course Offerings
PH 4400 - Optics (3)
MT 3260 - Mathematical Modeling (3)
PH 3240 - Physics of Medical Imaging (3)
PH 4900 - Statistics for the Health Sciences (3)
Odd Fall Course Offerings Even Spring Course Offerings
PH 3200 - Physics of the Body I (3)
PH 4500 - Modern Physics (3)
PH 3210 - Physics of the Body II (3)
PH 4940 - Research in Physics of Medicine - capstone (1)

Additional Required Courses:  (Choose minimum of 9 credit hours from list below – must satisfy pre-requisites and choose courses from 3 different disciplines)

  • Exercise Science: Motor Behavior EXS 4200, Kinesiology Concepts/Lab EXS 3300/3301, Exercise, Health and Chronic Disease Prevention EXS 4310, Physiology of Exercise/Lab EXS 3500/3501
  • Biology/Chemistry:  General Biochemistry I CH 3310, General Physiology BL 3700/3701, Advanced Human Anatomy BL 3440/3441
  • Spanish:  Medical Spanish II SP3070
  • Psychology:  Health Psychology PY 3700, Behavioral Neuroscience PY 3300, Cognitive Neuropsychology PY 4890, Developmental Psychology PY 3400
  • Sociology:  Medical Sociology SO 3650, Sociology of Death and Dying SO 3670, Bioethics and Society SO 3690
  • Philosophy:  Medical Ethics PL 4700, Philosophy of Death or Dying PL 3300
  • Health Professions: Perspectives in Global Health HP 3500, Global Perspectives on Disability HP 3700