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2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radiological Health Sciences/Pre-Medical Physics, BS


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About the Program

Students that successfully complete the RHMP Pre-Medical Physics program are eligible to apply for entry into the School of Health Science’s accelerated (1 year) M.S. or a Ph.D. in Medical Physics.

Completion of the undergraduate “Pre-Medical Physics” Radiological Health major at Purdue University is required. This program is for academically outstanding students who have excelled in the RHMP program and who are looking for a “fast track” for earning their Master of Science degree.

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for Radiological Health Sciences - Premedical Physics  is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.

Detailed Program Requirements

Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.

HLTH-BS
RHMP
120 credits

Radiological Health Sciences/Pre-Medical Physics Core (University Foundational Learning Outcomes) (27-29 credits)


Fulfills 1 Science Core Course


Fulfills 1 Science Core Course


Humanities


  • select course from University list - Credit Hours: 3.00

Behavior/Social Science Humanities


  • select course from University list - Credit Hours: 3.00

Required Courses for Radiological Health Sciences/Pre-Medical Physics (84-85 credits)


HSCI Humanities, Behavioral/Social Sciences Selectives - select from list (3 credits)


  • select course from HSCI Humanities, Behavioral/Social Sciences list - Crdeit Hours: 3.00

Electives (3-6 credits)


An Ethics course (such as PHIL 11100 - Ethics , PHIL 27000 - Biomedical Ethics , or PHIL 29000 - Environmental Ethics ) is highly recommended.

Note


*A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in HSCI 31200 , HSCI 31300 , HSCI 51400 , HSCI 54000 , HSCI 57000 , HSCI 57200 , HSCI 57400 ; MA 16100 /MA 16200  or MA 16500 /MA 16600 ; and PHYS 17200 .

**Suggested physics selectives are PHYS 31000 - Intermediate Mechanics , PHYS 36000 - Quantum Mechanics , and/or PHYS 55600 - Introductory Nuclear Physics .

All students must complete 32 credits of 300 level or higher courses at Purdue for graduation.


120 credits required for Bachelor of Science degree


University Foundational Learning Outcomes List


https://www.purdue.edu/provost/initiatives/curriculum/course.html

HSCI Humanities, Behavioral/Social Sciences Selectives List - select any course(s) from the following subjects


  • Anthropology (ANTH)
  • Art & Design (AD)
  • Classics (CLCS)
  • Communication (COM)
  • Dance (DANC)
  • Economics (ECON)
  • English (ENGL)
  • Foreign Languages & Literatures (FLL)
  • History (HIST)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (IDIS)
  • Music (MUS)
  • Philosophy (PHIL)
  • Political Science (POL)
  • Psychology (PSY)
  • Sociology (SOC)
  • Theatre (THTR)

Program Requirements


120 credit hours required
Effective: Fall 2014 Beginners

Fall 1st Year


Freshman Year First Semester

***These courses are usually completed during the first/freshman year. However, they could be taken during summer or the sophomore year in order to decrease the credit load.

17-18 Credits


Spring 1st Year


Second Semester

***These courses are usually completed during the first/freshman year. However, they could be taken during summer or the sophomore year in order to decrease the credit load.

15-17 Credits


14 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


Fourth Semester

14 Credits


16 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


Sixth Semester

15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


Senior Year Seventh Semester

14 Credits


Spring 4th Year


Eighth Semester

12-15 Credits


University Foundations Learning Outcome List


http://www.purdue.edu/provost/initiatives/curriculum/course.html

*(BSS) Behavioral/Social Science - 1 course
*(H) Humanities - 1 course
*(OC) Oral Communication - 1 course
*(QR) Quantitative Reasoning - 1 course
*(S) Science - 2 courses
*(IL) Information Literacy - 1 course
*(STS) Science, Technology, & Society) - 1 course
*(WC) Written Communication - 1 course

Purdue students must complete 32 credit hours of 300 level or above courses for graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Student is responsible for completing and fulfilling all graduation requirements.

**A minimum grade of C must be earned in HSCI 31200 ,HSCI 31300 , HSCI 51400 , HSCI 54000 , HSCI 57000 , HSCI 57200 , CALC I & II, PHYS 17200 .

***Suggested courses: PHYS 31000 , PHYS 36000 , or PHYS 55600 .

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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