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2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics of Medicine Minor

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College of Arts and Sciences

There are two minors offered in the Physics program: 1) a specialized twelve upper-division credit hour Physics of Medicine minor designed for students interested in pursuing a health care career, and 2) a traditional minor consisting of twelve upper-division credits (two three-credit-hour 3000- or 4000-level PH courses, plus two three-credit-hour 4000-level PH courses).

The Physics of Medicine minor (POM) is available to students interested in medicine and health care to deepen their understanding of physics principles and the applicability of those principles to the field of health care.

Lower-Division Prerequisites:

Choose either Physics for the Life Sciences or Physics for Scientists and Engineers:

Upper-Division Requirements:

To complete the POM minor, students will take twelve upper-division credits (four courses) in the POM program.


A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course counted toward fulfillment of the minor requirements. (A grade of C- will not satisfy this requirement.)

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