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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomedical Physics, Physics of Medicine (POM) Pre-Professional, B.S.

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College of Health and Human Services

The Physics of Medicine Pre-Professional major is an interdisciplinary major intended for students interested in attending graduate school in any area of healthcare or medicine.

For a complete list of courses that meet Rockhurst Core Curriculum requirements, please see The Core Curriculum . Also see Physics .

To view a sample four year degree plan for this major go to: Biomedical Physics, Physics of Medicine Pre-Professional sample degree plan .


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

Additional Required Courses:

MT 1800 - Calculus I   Prerequisite for PH 3210 , PH 3240  and PH 4900  (may be taken concurrently with instructor approval).

To complete the interdisciplinary component of the Physics of Medicine Track, choose a minimum of 9 credit hours from list below:


Per university requirements, students must also choose additional upper-division coursework to complete the major requirement of 30 upper-division credit hours. Students are advised to work with their advisor to choose these hours to complete coursework necessary for graduate school entrance requirements. A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course counted toward fulfillment of the major requirements. (A grade of C- will not satisfy this requirement.)

Students planning to apply to a graduate program in Orthotics/Prosthetics should meet with the department advisor for assistance in choosing appropriate electives.


Contact Rockhurst University Physics Department Faculty:

Nancy Donaldson, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics; Discipline Coordinator

Mark Pecaut, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics

Mayuri Perera, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics

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